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I Am a Proud National Guard Wife

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    Teenage Love

    I met my husband when I was 16. We met through a family member. We were friends for a couple of years until one day he tells me that he likes me. I am excited because I felt the same way. We start dating, and things are great. We have to take a break because of a difficulty, but...
    loverofasoldier2009 loverofasoldier2009 22-25, F Sep 16, 2013

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    Hello.....here Is My Story!

    I have found my true love, just a little later than I would have liked ;) I was married at 22 and then divorced at 27. I was a single mother to my son for 5 years. I have a great career, family, friends, home, but I did not have a lot of luck with dating. I first met my husband...
    Kimber628 Kimber628 31-35 Apr 11, 2011

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    Female Navy Veteran

    My heart goes out to all of you. I am a US Navy  (female) Veteran and a Member of The American Legion Post in Okla.At each meeting there is always Prayer by our Chaplain and all present, for those serving and their families. We try tp be there for those returning from Iraq...
    usngran usngran 66-70, F 3 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    Tough One

    I married a man in the National Guard a while back and he is the best thing that has ever happened to me and I would not change a thing but I do need some help on this one...PTSD...How do I help him get past his anger and frustration and be in a calming peaceful mood.
    ngwife19 ngwife19 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    Interested In Going Back To School With Mycaa Grant?! If A Wife

    Hello my name is Michelle, I am a Meditec Rep. As a fellow spouse I would love to help other spouse get their career started. MyCAA offers Military Spouses a grant for $4,000 to attend schooling online. That's right; FREE on-line; All from the Comfort zone of your home at your...
    azgal2011 azgal2011 18-21, F May 4, 2012

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    I Am Honored

    I am grateful that April 17th 2005, he chose me to be his wife. The one he trusted and loved enough to risk his life for. I am so proud of him. He is an amazing guy. True enough he can really get on my nerves but what guy doesn't annoy their girl every once in a while. I...
    DogTagKindaGirl DogTagKindaGirl 22-25, F Jun 14, 2009

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    Does It Get Easier?

    My husband is in the Minnesota National Guard, we got married in April and he left for his 3 month training in July and was in Iraq by October... Although he is the most wonderful man ever I am finding myself staying very depressed here lately... Does it get any easier or is this...
    armywife0407 armywife0407 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2007

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    I Need Help..

    My husband just left for basic training and I'm scared I won't hear from him for awhile.. Any information about their communication back home would help.
    Amanda167 Amanda167 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    Army Band

    I am glad that my hubby is know in the Army Guard full time. He was in the Active ARmy MP unit for serveral years, but now he is finally doing what he loves and is the priciple percussionist in the NAtional Guard Army Band. They do get deployed and it may be coming up next year...
    arngwife arngwife 36-40, F Nov 15, 2008

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    Puppy Love To Unconditional Love To National Guard Wife...

    I met my husband when i was in the sixth grade, I am Currently 18. My husband and i haven't really gotten as close as we have until just recently. we have been off and on since i was 11. This time that we went out, i never spent a day or night without him. I had gotten so use to...
    jiselenkaicadaoas jiselenkaicadaoas 18-21 Jan 18, 2013

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    I Support All Wifes Who Have Better Halfs In The Service

    i support all wifes who have husbands in the service and pray they come home to you untouched ilost my wife to a bomb in viet nam the day after i was reported KIA
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 3 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    My First Deployment

    I'm going marry my soldier June 21, 08....I'm so happy words can't even say. It's kinda bitter sweet....he is leaving for Afg. in December for 12 months. I'm not sure how to deal with that. I've not been away from him for more than a couple of weeks. I'm here looking for someone...
    spcforrester spcforrester 26-30 Jun 17, 2008

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    Hi Ladies.

    Hi!!!!! Im Elise & my fiance is in the Army National Guard We have been together for a year and a week. We got my moms blessing in dec. to get married..and will be getting my dads next month hopefully. its hard to find places for support being with someone in the Army National...
    Hooahkindoflove Hooahkindoflove 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    My Fiance Is Being Deployed And We Have A Baby On The Way

    My name is Lacey and my fiance Brandon is getting deployed in May and we have a baby due in January and I have never been though something like this im scared because I have to raise our little guy by myself and I don't if i can do it by myself but im not going to leave Brandon...
    Butterflygirl0319 Butterflygirl0319 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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    Proud National Guard Wife

    I have been married to my husband for almost five years. We have known one another for over sixteen years. He has been in the National Guard for over ten years and was just deployed for the second time. This is different for our family compared to other Military family's because...
    ranzlovebeetlejuice ranzlovebeetlejuice 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2007

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    New Life

    My boyfriend and I are planning to be married. We're almost finished in high school and we love one another like crazy. He recently informed me that he wants to be a part of the army national guard after we marry. I'm so scared, but I know he loves me. Yes, I know it'll be really...
    Kelsipaige Kelsipaige 16-17 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    Indiana National Guard

    anyone's loved one in georgia right n ow about to go to iraq from the indiana national guard?  my husband is right now i miss him so much
    Moonshine33 Moonshine33 26-30, F Feb 24, 2008

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    Going Through Our First Deployment

    My husband and I met when i was still in high school. Iused to take his kids to school and babysit them. We got married a year and half later. Now we are going through our first deployment. I have never been so scared in my life. My 13 year old step son wants to stay with me...
    cavalrywife1833 cavalrywife1833 21-25, F 5 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    Can't Breath!!!

    God it's been 3 going on 4 days and I haven't heard from my hubby yet. I miss him liKe crazy. It's so hard to be with out him I can't sleep I can't eat I can't even Thinks ugh how can any one do this!! Some one help!!!!
    erlandcrivera erlandcrivera 26-30 4 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    Soon.

    I am getting married in May and we are moving to Oklahoma. Not only that, but a few months after we get married, my fiance is planning on going off to the national guard. We will be recently married and he will be away for the 9 weeks of training. I am so scared that after the...
    skrause skrause 18-21, F Apr 9, 2010

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    Missing Him Already

    My hubby left yesterday for boot camp and I am a mess. I have a 10 year old and a 13 year old and I feel like I am losing it. I want to scream that I can't handle being apart. My 13 year old has surgery tomorrow and the following day my 10 year old finds out if he has a brain...
    Reduxsgirl Reduxsgirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    I Need Some Encouragement

    I need some encouragement.  My husband of 7 years has joined the national guard and left for basic training.  We have a 3 year old child  I am really having a difficult time adjusting.  I have cried for 2 days.  He has been able to call me twice now from the air port ones...
    erlandcrivera erlandcrivera 26-30 1 Response Sep 20, 2011

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    Military Spouse? Wanna Go To School For Free?

    MyCAA offers Military Spouses a grant for $4,000 to attend schooling online. That's right; FREE on-line; All from the Comfort zone of your home at your own pace. E5 and below W1 to W2 or O1 to O2- if you Spouse is in this rank zone than this GRANT is FOR YOU. We have tons of...
    azgal2011 azgal2011 18-21, F Apr 5, 2012

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    You Never Expect to Be a National Guard Wife...

     My husband and I met two years ago on a study abroad trip to Austria and Germany. We had an eye for each other as soon as I stepped off the plane. We spent two glorious months together that summer before he was deployed for his second tour in Iraq. I was afraid that we...
    blm596 blm596 22-25 1 Response Aug 14, 2009

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    Getting Started

    My husband and I have been married for 5 years now, we have 3 children and my niece living with us. My husband had a longer journey than usual to join the military. He had some obstacles that prevent him from just getting in. But the day has finally come. My husband swore in to...
    jolinmamaof3 jolinmamaof3 22-25, F Jan 31, 2013

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    New National Guad Wife

    I'm a new national guard wife my husband leaves for bootcamp tommorrow and comes back in early july how do you deal with missing them?
    MissyMcB MissyMcB 18-21 Mar 15, 2010

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    Marine Corp to National Guard!

    My husband used to be in the Marine Corp and recently joined the National Guard here in Arkansas. He is now at Camp Shelby MS. and will deploy March 11th. He wont be home until January 2009. This will be his third deployment, Our second deployment together, and his...
    AmandaBowie AmandaBowie 19-21, F Mar 1, 2008

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    I Am A Very Proud National Guard Wife

    I am a new to all of this, my husband is as well. He is currently at patriot academy and looks like he is going to be gone a while longer than expected of course. We just got married October 24th, 2011 and I know not one person who I could relate to at the time considering the...
    asgutierrez asgutierrez 18-21, F Mar 19, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    So about a month ago we found out Ashton was accepted and so he started his drill every so many weeks a month. He leaves for basic on February. Well while he is gone I will be...
    SlimsB SlimsB 16-17, F Nov 9

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    This morning, the love of my life began his journey into the National Guard. He has experienced several Drills over the past few months and now the day has come where it's time for...
    heatherhusskee heatherhusskee 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for two months now. And boy, have I fallen head over heels for this man. After we both graduate high school (we're both seniors), he leaves for...
    breannaSF breannaSF 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I never planned this life. I never planned on falling in love with a man who wanted to be in the army. When I was growing up, I never would have imagined that, that life, would...
    heatherhusskee heatherhusskee 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 6

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    My boyfriend left yesterday for training. I won't see him until the holidays, then he's gone until April 4th. our relationship is already long distance, but not being able to...
    nthoma23 nthoma23 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    My boyfriend left for Basic in the 27th and since then I have felt terrible. I can sleep well, I barely eat and all I do is think about how he's doing or if he is doing okay...
    maeranay maeranay 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    It has only been a few days, but I feel like I'm running out of things to keep myself occupied. I miss my solider. I really wish he would come home.
    nthoma23 nthoma23 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    Here's a little prayer for all you ladies. I found it to give me a little peace of mind. Give me the greatness of heart to see, the difference between duty and his love for me...
    maeranay maeranay 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    Had the pleasure of speaking to my honey today. I pray training gets easier for him.
    nthoma23 nthoma23 18-21, F Nov 9

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    It's a new relationship and he's at Woodford Tech for training. He comes home Sunday. But he shared the news with me today that there are many signs of possible deployment soon...
    futuremilitarywife futuremilitarywife 18-21, F Nov 15

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    These days have flowen by. My count down is at 34 days until my soldier is home for the holidays! It may be a short break but that is still time I'll be able to see him! I miss him...
    maeranay maeranay 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    Got 7 letters today!!! 7! My boyfriend isn't the sappy type but a couple of his letters were so sweet and sappy that they made me cry. I keep re-reading the letters. I miss him so...
    maeranay maeranay 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    23 more days! I couldn't be happier that he is coming home and these days are flying by. Between school and working two jobs, I barely have time to think between all the chaos. I...
    heatherhusskee heatherhusskee 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Robotic, programmed, controlled. Designed to please. Being a stepford wife sounds so hot..
    need2Bcontrolled83 need2Bcontrolled83 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Please come on and see on my wifes body and movies ;) 393679036
    badbadhubby badbadhubby 36-40, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I used to go on road trips with my mom when I was little and each time we went to a National Park I would buy a pin. I have been thinking about this a lot this past month and...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    This is hopefully going to be a debate post for/against marijuana. I have written a very long post here, and am planning on writing more long posts related to this topic. Please...
    ranchlife14 ranchlife14 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    So this morning I was on my way to work, walking with my earphones in listening to music on a dull, sleepy morning. Exhausted from the lack of... well... sleep. There was a woman...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    You always hear about people "finding themselves" on the cusp of their sixteenth year. It can range from sexual orientation, self-awareness, and body acceptance to finding cancer...
    Kattaylor Kattaylor 18-21, F Nov 11

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    Just found out about my wife's affair 2 months ago. Needless to say I was devastated. We have been married for 18 years. Together for 22 altogether. We were married very young by...
    luvmyfamily22 luvmyfamily22 36-40, M Nov 15

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    Our last child was born a couple years ago and since then my wife has been consistently hitting the gym working out, doing cardio, lifting, Zumba, etc. She's quite proud of...
    booyah73 booyah73 41-45, M