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I Am a Proud National Guard Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    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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    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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    Military Spouse? Wanna Go To School For Free?

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    azgal2011 azgal2011 18-21, F Apr 5, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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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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    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 1 Response Jun 12, 2007

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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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    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 18-21, F Mar 1, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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