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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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    I Think Everyone Will Appreciate This!

    I got this from a friend who got it from another friend.. so I'm not sure of the author but I thought you girls might enjoy this as much as I did (: I'm the girl..... You don't know, but I'm the girl who cries every morning, and hopes every night for his safe return. I...
    abbey8780 abbey8780 18-21 14 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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    Living without my love.

    My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and 8 months. In October of last year, he told me he wanted to join the Army. I supported him 100%. Though we had our problems, none having anything to do with the Army, we came out stronger as a couple. At the end of April he...
    KelseyVianna KelseyVianna 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Me: sets an alarm for

    when I should get up for school Me: sets another alarm for the time ill actually wake up
    LovedByASoldier LovedByASoldier 18-21, F Aug 18

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    It's official, he proposed to me

    and i have never been this happy! Finally something good besides thinking about him going away! It gives me something to do while he is away, I'm honestly ecstatic! He got me a ring with 2 hearts connected as an infinity symbol, it's perfect! It's not flashy and it has meaning...
    MckaylaGrace MckaylaGrace 18-21, F Feb 19

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    It's Tough, But...

    Being an Army girlfriend is tough. When I see my friends with their boyfriends, I always find myself staring at them like a creep, wondering if they know how lucky they are to be able to be with their man everyday. At work during the holidays, women come in with their soldier in...
    July2015 July2015 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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    Unnecessary Comments...

    Am I the only one tired of the negative comments? This is a site for us to be able to vent and get things off our chests since most of us don't have actual friends experiencing what we're all going through. Everyone on here knows what we're each going through. So telling someone...
    Georgiagirl86 Georgiagirl86 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    Elementary School Love

    My boyfriend Stephen and I met in the first grade and we never thought that we would end up where we are now! He is a triplet (there are 2 boys and 1 girl). We were all friends when we were younger, them being some of my best friends as a child. After a few years due to family...
    ILoveMyGuardsman ILoveMyGuardsman 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    Valentines day.. Your sad he's not here.

    But you love the fact that he is yours <3
    ZKarina ZKarina 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Just a reminder please keep OPSEC in mind with

    all the escalating activity with ISIS our soldiers need more protection than ever so please dont go around saying when or where your SO is getting deployed. thank you
    Armygirl2012 Armygirl2012 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I Found Love In A Hopeless Place.

    Very true; while out on patrol with another unit in Iraq, I encountered an IED attack with my fellow battle buddies. I was not injured badly however a soldier next to me was. He lost his hand and was in shock, but someway some how I managed to talk to him and assure him he'd be...
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 33 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    I'M Going To Visit My Boyfriend

    So in december before my boyfriend left to go back to Texas for AIT. he was talking about me maybe going to visit him one weekend. He said he would really like if I did but he didn't think I would do it. Well... I guess I don't like being told I'm not going to do something. So...
    ForeverArmyGirlfriend ForeverArmyGirlfriend 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2013

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    All I can say is being a soldiers girlfriend is

    hard, and it sucks at times for different reasons. But if your willing to stay for all the right reasons, to stand by the man you love. In the end everything will turn out okay, and you'll know. It was worth the wait. He was worth the wait.
    ZKarina ZKarina 18-21, F Feb 6

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    I got a phone call from my man today,

    only five minutes but he told me he's in white phase now. He's in OSUT at ft benning. Does white phase mean he'll get to call more?
    armygf916 armygf916 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    OPSEC --- Rules You Have to Follow!!

      This is a repost** Please read!! :)    OPSEC, also known as Operational Security, is the principle that we, as Army wives and family members, should all abide by when talking about our soldiers. If you’ve been on any military related message...
    soproudbutithurts soproudbutithurts 26-30 5 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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    **reminder**

    Hey girls!! Lately I have noticed that we are all getting a little too comfortable with sharing information about our Soldiers on the internet.. We need to remember to be more careful. Enemies of our Country could use some of the information we post in trying to hurt our country...
    ProudArmyWife2007 ProudArmyWife2007 22-25, F 17 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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    My MP is stationed in Korea now.

    . 5 more months he'll be home for 2 weeks then he goes to Kentucky for the next 3 years.. He left early this morning to go back to Korea from being home on leave.
    ArmyGirlfriend2014 ArmyGirlfriend2014 16-17, F Jul 16

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    so yesterday,HE starts

    and ends my day ((: .. he woke me up with his call then we skype,until he fell asleep...after his PT we skype again,until he fell asleep..after his work,we skype again until we both fell asleep... he always takes away my worries and paranoia (:
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F Sep 8

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    Love Has No Boundaries, No Barriers, No Distance

    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost eight months. Five of those eight months have seen our relationship defying normal standards of love. My boyfriend is in the army and I am a freshman at college in a sorority. Seemingly these two identities cannot coexist. I am...
    ClareTheresa ClareTheresa 22-25, F 95 Responses Jan 4, 2008

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    Does anyone know anything about Fort Sill,

    Oklahoma and Fort Rucker, Alabama? My boyfriend left for basic yesterday to Oklahoma, and then he proceeds on to AIT in Alabama. I won't be seeing him for six months, and it's a lot harder than I expected it to be. Yesterday and today have been nothing but tears, because it...
    Emmadd18 Emmadd18 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Okay guys I need help

    and am really confused! My boyfriend left for annual training 2 weeks ago no big deal. We were extremely happy before he left we were pretty much perfect. 4 days ago he texted me telling me we were done no explanation or anything just kicked me out of our apartment. All he said...
    ArmyNakata ArmyNakata 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Army Girlfriend in need of advice

    and support! So my story is definitely different. My soldier and I have been dating for three months now. We met on an online dating site and instantly clicked. A few days later, we started 'dating'. He said he was about to deploy and I thought, okay I can do this. Unfortunately...
    ashsager2012 ashsager2012 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    What An Army Guy Told Me

    So, I have a blog where I write about everything. And recently I've been writing about my soldier a lot. Recently, I wrote about how I wondered if he thought about me as much as I think about him. He's in Iraq and I just can't imagine he has time to sit and think about me too...
    repressedwriter repressedwriter 36-40, F 17 Responses May 11, 2011

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    My Boyfriend Just Left Yesterday and I Feel So Broken Inside

    Hi, my boyfriend, Steven and I have been together for 3 months. This morning, he just left for Basic Training to Fort Jackson. Saying goodbye to him was the hardest thing that i've ever done. A lot of people doesnt seem to understand how much we love each other. I know that i've...
    Viiickiiieee Viiickiiieee 18-21, F 55 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    My boyfriend just left today

    for 12 long weeks. I miss him so much. I already feel like I'm going to die. If there are any others out there that feel the same I'd love to talk
    amandans93 amandans93 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm totally new to this site.

    . But I too recently became an army girlfriend. My boyfriend dreams big, and I knew he had been wanting to go into the army national guard. I knew when he was leaving for basic training, but I didn't know it would happen this fast. Now, he's gone. I won't see him again until...
    crysttall13 crysttall13 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    hey guys,i have question.

    .can u please tell me the step by step on how they get their leave?..how did they get the ticket or how long before they will know the flight details??..thanks,something is just bothering me..
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    OPSEC -- Thought We Should All Read This

    OPSEC, also known as Operational Security, is the principle that we, as Army wives and family members, should all abide by when talking about our soldiers. If you’ve been on any military related message board on the internet, you have more than likely seen a warning to be...
    soproudbutithurts soproudbutithurts 26-30 5 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    I Almost Feel Bad For Them :)

    I've really been missing my soldier today, and it got me to thinking.I almost feel bad for anyone who ISN'T dating someone in the military.Think about all the things they take for granted, most of them will never know what it is like to LITERALLY cherish every SINGLE moment; to...
    ProudArmyGF011 ProudArmyGF011 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 8, 2011

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    Behind every strong soldier,

    there is a strong woman who stands behind him, supports him, and loves him with all her heart. I haven't seen him in so long and I miss him like crazy. Lord please bring him home soon and safe. Amen
    sweetlikesuga sweetlikesuga 26-30, F Jul 28

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    Going Away

    Being with a military man, takes a special kind of woman. One that is strong, and tough enough to hold things down and take care of things while her man is away. When he's away, even if everything is falling apart, we have to put on the "I've got this" act and pray to God that...
    djevans djevans 22-25 3 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    My Army Man

    My boyfriend is in the army national guard.  Ya, he is a weekend warrior but he also served a year in Iraq.  That was the hardest part of our relationship.  But, I am proud of him.  He is part of the 28th Signal Battalion.  He is communications and he is...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 22 Responses Oct 30, 2007

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    Hi friends! This is my first time ever joining

    a site like this but I was so intrigued to do it because I was browsing through all the stories and this seems like such a great place to make friends/get awesome advice and be a listening ear when somebody needs it. My Story- I'm currently dating an absolutely amazing guy that...
    Skyekenway Skyekenway 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    What Not To Say To A Military Wife/girlfriend:

    I found this about a year ago and found it again a few days ago so I thought I'd share it with my fellow military SO's. I hope it makes you all smile too.           What NOT to say to a military Wife/Girlfriend! :   1.  "Aren't...
    brunnett05 brunnett05 18-21, F 112 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    My boyfriend of 1 year

    and 10 months left about 2 days ago for basic training. I'll get to see him for two days in October when he graduates. Then he goes to ait for 3 more months. But he'll get. 2 week leave for Christmas. I'm so not use to this. I went from talking to him everyday for 1 year and 10...
    armygirlfriend2007 armygirlfriend2007 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 6

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    My boyfriend was shipped to South Carolina a

    few weeks ago for BT. It's been the hardest thing ever. The day he left was all worry for me. I didn't know if he got there safely , if he could talk,or what he was doing. There was just so much doubt and bad energy in my head. Then he called me, I cried so hard. We talked for...
    Harmonial Harmonial 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    To All The Army Girlfriends Out There

    I am the girl sitting on the porch every evening, enjoying the view of children playing by the streets, people walking their dogs, cars driving by as I sip my tea. I am the girl, who sits in front of the television entertaining myself with movies. I am the girl who cries myself...
    stephanienee stephanienee 22-25, F Mar 10, 2013

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    You don't know, but I'm the girl

    who cries every morning, and hopes every night for his safe return. I'm the girl who drags herself out of bed every morning so that he will be proud of her when he comes home. I'm the girl who lies in bed longing for him to be lying next to me. I'm the girl who sits quietly...
    Jamila112 Jamila112 22-25, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I'm feeling emotions I don't want to feel.

    I'm going through a lot right now, stuff I can't deal with by myself and now I'm starting to feel mad at him for leaving. Even though it's not his fault. I know I shouldn't be upset but I can't help how I feel. I'm starting to feel like maybe I'm not cut out for this lifestyle...
    armygf916 armygf916 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    i just had a quick question.

    My boyfriend is stationed in Korea and yesterday he told me he had to go a shooting range of some sort he did not have time to explain, So i was just wondering is this just a day thing or something different?
    itsmealliecat itsmealliecat 18-21, F Aug 15

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    he called me after his work,

    ,so from 11pm-4am were on skype and were both sleeping (: and when he woke up we skype again before his PT (: ...well u all know how HAPPY i am right now,it makes my 1week!!!
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F a week ago

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    My ring! A few of you have asked to see it

    and I just figured out how to post a picture on here...sort of! Hopefully this works!
    Georgiagirl86 Georgiagirl86 26-30, F Aug 2

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    Me and my bf met last semester

    when i transferred to my new college, we have been together for 8 months now, its not long but I love him, I cant picture life without him. He recently left for air assault for 2 weeks in june, came home for a week and now is gone again for a month. The only contact we can have...
    lovemysoilder lovemysoilder 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    My boyfriend left for basic training about 2

    weeks ago and it's extremely hard, waiting for a letter has been the hardest part. I know I can stay strong, I love him so much. But I've been so down without him especially going from talking everyday to not even a phone call is really hard. Does it get any easier?
    xoxoarmygirlfriend xoxoarmygirlfriend 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 18

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    I'm engaged!! I'm engaged!

    ! I'm the happiest girl in the world!
    Georgiagirl86 Georgiagirl86 26-30, F Aug 1

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    I've been trying to find a way to connect

    and actually chat with other fellow milsos' rather than just liking each other's pictures on Instagram lol and I stumbled upon this by just doing a google search after moping around for a few hours after my soldier flew back to Georgia this morning. I've been reading and seeing...
    Jenn0912 Jenn0912 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    A Tag For Him

    My boyfriend recently gave me his tags. Well me wanting to do something for him in return when he heads off to drill ... Taking his tags with him, I had a tag made that says ilytiabaiw and then love Chelsea (me) well for you ilytiabaiw is just some numbers to us it. Means I love...
    clk1221 clk1221 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    I Hope This Gets Easier

    My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and half, it has been the most wonderful 18 months of my life!.  As soon as we met I knew there was something special about him!!! 5 months ago he joined the US military.... (I am Canadian, he is American).  We talked...
    charliegurl charliegurl 21-25, F 39 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    My boyfriend left two weeks ago to basic

    training and i haven't heard almost anything from him... I hoped to send him letters while his gone but his family and i keep on waiting for an address to send him the letters, does it normally take a long time to be able to contact him? This is harder than i thought.... I just...
    aalvarez49 aalvarez49 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Tscho Tscho 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    If you are questioning waiting

    for your man 'til he comes back, you are obviously unfit to be an Army Girlfriend...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    My Promise to My Soldier I promise to be there

    for you always Whenever you need a helping hand I promise to think about you daily Wherever you are in the world I promise to never let you down No matter what we go through I promise to keep you in my prayers So that God may keep you safe I promise to be here when you return I...
    Jamila112 Jamila112 22-25, F Mar 3

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    So last night I was really upset with my

    soldier because he zones out when I speak to him just like when he's on the field and one of his sergeants is yelling at everyone. So I decided to ignore him too. Which proved to be VERY difficult. And the whole time I was talking about him in my head I was making his lunch for...
    StdntNurseJay StdntNurseJay 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Almost There

    My boyfriend graduates basic training in December & gets to come home 2 weeks for xmas/new yrs before going back for AIT. I haven't seen him since September I'm so happy he'll be in town for a little bit before heading back. This is only the beginning but I'm confident in our...
    BriBri819 BriBri819 22-25 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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