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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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    My boyfriend is leaving

    for Basic in a few weeks. We have been together for six years and I have known he wants to do this and I support him, but I also feel like I am losing my best friend. I can't shake the feeling of loss. We both come from a very liberal anti military upbringing and I have never...
    sammyw242 sammyw242 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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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, 2014

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    I miss you so much want to see you want to talk

    to you hopefully it's not the end of use . But I'm not going to beg you to send this money . If you want to see me send the money if not . You mean a lot I miss you babe . Hopefully I go to Florida see you kiss you hold you . But you have not text me I don't want to pressure you...
    amandalovee24 amandalovee24 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 5

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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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    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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    29 more days !!!!!! Omg it seems

    so close im beyond nervous , ecstatic, anxious , I just dont know hot I'm going to react. Hows the experience of family day , seeing them again , how was it few days before ? Were you able to sleep , eat ? I dont think I'll be able to. Pleasee feel free to write your experience...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Mar 4

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    After airborne school do they come back home

    right away or do the army hold them up for a few days/ weeks ?
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Feb 22

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    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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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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    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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    My boyfriend has been in bootcamp

    for a month already and 3 days to be exact and i been sending him letters non stop , i get his letters weekly but he said he only received 2 of mine and that was last week and those 2 werent even in order , it was one from feb 7 and feb 11 but i sent letters between those dates...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    So my bf is out of the Army

    since July last year. His 90 days in Germany expired so he went back to the US for a couple weeks. Right before he was supposed to come back he felt that something was wrong with his kidneys again. (He was diagnosed wit granulomatosis with polyangiitis in 2013) On Christmas Eve...
    Tscho Tscho 22-25, F Feb 22

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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...
    Armyfiance2007 Armyfiance2007 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 6, 2014

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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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    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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    Havent heard from him in almost 2 weeks no

    letters or calls :/ but i got 12 more days left to see him. Will he get his phone before family day ?
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    He Called;something To Be Thankful For

    All day iv been missing my soldier Dalton it's the first holiday since he left 4 days ago (including today) so what is usually a happy holiday for me has kinda been moody for me until my phone rang and his name was on the screen :D he told me that he is in processing that he'll...
    Mspvtjackson Mspvtjackson 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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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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    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Mar 15

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    This feels like the time he first left ,

    no letters no calls for weeks .. I just can't :'( i need to hear from him it just drives me crazy. It's just really crazy how I'm living this difficult lifestyle but funny how i want to continue fighting even though it hurts.
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F Mar 7

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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, 2014

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    it's so hard talking to my friends about my man

    they just don't understand the whole army aspect. it's not there fault but with there was someone who could relate.
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    How is family day at fort benning ?

    Or just how is it in general? I see my baby in 26 days for family day , i want to know what to expect :)
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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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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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    sadeccaa sadeccaa 26-30, F Mar 12

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    My name is Starr, my boyfriend just left

    for Army Basic Training about a month ago and sometimes it's hard to remember that every day that passes it'll bring me and him together again.
    StarrC787 StarrC787 18-21, F Mar 11

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    Hes in basic training

    and im waiting to hear from him omg
    sashykinsz sashykinsz 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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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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    wwoohhoo!!!! just few a minutes my bf messaged

    me saying he will come to see me tomorrow!!! can't believe it,i almost thought this is the end of our story,,THANKS GIRLS WHO NEVER GETS TIRED OF MY VENTING ((:
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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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 15 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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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 18-21, F 39 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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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, 2014

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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 45 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    Ladies , am i the only one

    who does my research ? Ive gained alot of knowledge about the military & what my boyfriend does. Makes it easier to understand him .
    XEsmeraldaGXX XEsmeraldaGXX 18-21, F Mar 12

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    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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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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    Sometimes i feel like letters arent enough i

    have 39 more dsys to go to seee my bf but im getting impatient :( advice?
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I get to go see my man tomorrow

    for the weekend!!(:
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F Mar 5

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    Well my bf left February 23

    and got to start actual basic March 4th. I have received one call, one text, four letters so far. We have been together 5 years and through that time talking everyday as well as seeing each other every day. It is quite an experience and you realize what you truly have and just...
    brenlarmygf brenlarmygf 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    my bf's schooling is almost done

    and will e having his graduation (: ..another new experience having an army boyfriend and i think like deployment and some trainings..i did it despite a lot of venting to him throughout his schooling..
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F Feb 26

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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 115 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    Its true what they say ,

    distance brings you guys closer and makes the relationship stronger . I never felt so close to someone who is miles away , it feels as if their right next to me , but they are .. They carry a special place in our hearts that makes us feel as if they are with us , our soldiers...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Jan 16

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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, 2014

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    my man gave me his spare dog tags what do I do

    with them am I supposed to wear them? do I wear them under my shirt?
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    )): idk but him being in the US base seems

    getting harder..no skype everyday and now less messages on viber..yesterday he msg me saying he's on work and can't have his phone much...though im glad that he told me that..
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 18

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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...