I Am Getting Through This Deployment

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    Our First Deployment.

    I am 19. I have a 14 month old daughter and we are missing our marine man so much. My husband and I have been together for a year, and married for 4 months. He deployed at the end of march and this has been the first time living alone without him. I talk to him twice a day and...
    MrsGluth MrsGluth
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Apr 15, 2010

    He has only been gone a week

    and tonight is the hardest night so far, crying so much I'm getting sick. Thinking about how I wont see him for months. Then when he gets back he's home for about a week and leaves for 2-3 weeks.
    brittany710 brittany710
    22-25, F
    Apr 2, 2015

    I had to be the one to tell my boyfriend

    that his uncle passed away last night. It's really sad, and I feel guilty because it means he might be flying home for a few days for the services, and I'll be able to see him.. I feel so terrible that im happy to be able to see him! His uncle was an amazing person. A really...
    brittany710 brittany710
    22-25, F
    May 18, 2015

    5 days til he leaves.

    :( he's so excited but I'm so sad.
    brittany710 brittany710
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2015

    So. I was supposed to get married next week.

    Leave was approved, I bought a plane ticket out to see him, booked an appointment at the courthouse, everything. But three days ago his gunny came to him (knowing his plans mind you) and told him he would be deploying during that time. So a huge **** you. I'm sure any one of...
    spanican spanican
    Oct 12, 2015

    I have been pretty lucky with this deployment,

    I have been able to talk to him everyday at least texting. Sometimes we get to FaceTime. I don't know how some girls handle not being able to talk for weeks or months. Props to you.
    brittany710 brittany710
    22-25, F
    Apr 5, 2015
    olivia103 olivia103
    22-25, M
    Nov 9, 2015

    Day 1, he left this morning.

    We just watched the plane take off.
    brittany710 brittany710
    22-25, F
    Mar 27, 2015
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