I Am An Army Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    How Do I Stay Strong

    I am a new Army Mom with a son in BCT at Ft. Benning. I was hoping to hear from him more often but so far, we got a phone call because he needed something and we got one letter. I know my son is an adult now; in fact he is 22. He lived with us before going to BCT so our house...
    ProudArmyMom2012 ProudArmyMom2012
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2012

    New Army Mom

    I saw my son for the last time this past Tuesday. It hasn't even been a week and my heart is so empty. I can't stand walking by his room or finding his favorite fork in the kitchen with going into tears. I have never been no longer than a week at one time without my children and...
    LittleKyGal LittleKyGal
    36-40, F
    Jun 2, 2012

    Proud Army Mom

    Hello, my name is Cindy i live in Ohio I am a 39 year old mother of two boys.I also have a 9 year soon to be step-daughter. I am engaged to a wonderful man who is supportive, he is definitely my rock. My Soldier is Pvt Clayton who is stationed in Fort Carson, Colorado. Clayton...
    appleprincess4evr appleprincess4evr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2011

    I Am A Army Mom Of Two Soldiers

    I  Am Proud to say that I have two sons that have joined the Army, they are both Military Police. They Both did their Boot Camp Training at Ft. Leonard Woodwhere my youngest graduated in December and His brother will graduate in February.I have never been so proud of both of...
    anitaroty anitaroty
    1 Response Jan 3, 2011

    Weary but I rested...now let's go

    This is the second time out for my son.This time the Army is sending him to Afghanistan.By now he has arrived there but we can't contact him ...just wait. Update...Well me ,myself and I had an arse kicking last night..So what good I'm I if ...there is dragging about in the low...
    holywren holywren
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2012

    I Am A Army Mom

    I have three children,one son two daughters. My son has been to Irac twice as a Blackhawk crew chief, my yougest daughter has been there, now my oldest is going in June. Since then, my son has become a Blackhawk pilot. It is possible, that all three will be deployed in the same...
    gemini1954 gemini1954
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 25, 2010

    Son Deploying One In One Week.... Kinda Freaking Out Here!

    My son goes to Afghanistan in a week...Someone please help me out with some tips on how to deal with this.My way isn't working!signed...a Worried Mom
    TxCloverAngel TxCloverAngel
    36-40, F
    Dec 6, 2011

    My Only Daughter And Son In Law Are Army Proud!

    Stationed on the other side of the planet. It's not easy empty nesting When your only child is THAT far away :(
    Suze2 Suze2
    51-55, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2013

    I Dont Know How To Feel

    I have 4 children 3 sons and 1 daughter. my daughter is the one in the army. she told how she volunteered to go to afgaitain I have good days and bad ones. I'm proud of her but I'm so scared. shes my only daughter. She leaves may26.She at least gets to come home in April for...
    acast acast
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2011

    Son Joining The Armyd

    Dear New Army Mothers,                                  My son is joining the Army and I am not taking it very well...
    clfb clfb
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2010

    You Know Your A Army Mom When,

    You Know your a Army Mom when...*You keep you phone at arms reach so you can pick it up right away when your son or daughter calls home.*Not having any contact with your Soldier even for a few days is enough to drive you crazy.*You know you have raised one of America's best.*You...
    appleprincess4evr appleprincess4evr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2011

    Not An Army Mom

    But an Army Dad. I retired two years ago and did two deployments but yesterday my daughter left for her first. She has been in the national guard for almost two years and is an intel analyst. It is very different being on this side of the deployment. I still wish it was me...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 31, 2012

    I Am An Army Mom~in~law Or Love That Is

    Both of my soldiers joined the family by marriage, but they are my sons non-the-less. I could not be more proud of them. Chris is on his Last tour he shipped out only days after he and Ashley married. Bless their hearts in the years they have been together the Army has only let...
    JennaR JennaR
    51-55, F
    Aug 2, 2012

    My Experience Being A Army Mom

    You know when my daughter first left for bootcamp I was so lonely without her. I have three boys and no one to talk too. Until one day my son came to me and said " mom lindas' not the only child you have what about us" we love you too. I did'nt think it even mattered to them...
    acast acast
    41-45, F
    Mar 29, 2011

    " My Daughter Well Be Back"

    You know when i first join this I was a wreck I'm doing better just knowing I'm not the only one feeling like I do.It might sound crazy but the day after our daughter deploys my husband and I are going to Vegas for our 19th anniversary. We are not gonna seat at home worry and...
    acast acast
    41-45, F
    Mar 8, 2011

    Chris Is Coming Home

    The older of my Two boys is leaving Afghanistan to make his way home today! His final tour is over! I can't sleep, I am so happy I could cry...ok I am crying. Good grief the last 4 years have been forever! I can not wait to give him a hug. Now I will only have Zach over there...
    JennaR JennaR
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2012

    And Proud Of It...

    My Son joined the Army right out of High School. He served 2 Tours in Iraq, which I am truly Proud of Him. He loves the Army, and wants to make a Career of it. His Rank? Sgt. Boot Camp was very hard for him, but he said he loved it! Thats my Boy! :)
    JB4J JB4J
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2011
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