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I Am Married to a Soldier

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    New to This

    hello all! the names amber mccartney and my husband just graduated basic trainning from fort jackson and now he is starting AIT at fort jackson as well. we just had a son on sept.11 2009 and his daddy just got to meet him for the first time this last weekend. it was vary...
    landonsmom3 landonsmom3 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    New To This Whole Experience...

    Hello everyone, i am married to an army soldier that is at BCT in Fort Sill,Ok. He left 10/14/2009 and is starting on his 3rd week in Phase I. I am so proud of him and cant wait til i see him again. I dont know any other military wives and would like to get to know some. I am in...
    cpurvey cpurvey 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Yes Im Married to a Soldier...

    My story is simple: My husband was in the Marines Corps got out tried the civilian world for a while and it just wasn't cutting it. He decided to try to go back into the Marine Corps but they were dragging on taking prior enlisted so he went to the Army Recruiting office and...
    armywives101 armywives101 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2009

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    6 Yrs and 3 Deployments

    hi my name is stefanie, call me stef if you like, i'm married to a us army soldier (crewchief, uh60's). we're currently stationed in katterbach/ansbach, germany and have been married for almost 6 years now and are in our third deployment right now :-( of course this time we were...
    trisandkksmom trisandkksmom 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2008

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    ARNG Wife

      Happily married on April 17, 2005.. He is my best friend.. My heart and soul.. He makes me laugh and sometimes cry. In the end I couldn't imagine my life without him.. Being with him has made me the happiest girl in the world.. It sucks being away from him for 12- 15...
    DogTagKindaGirl DogTagKindaGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Was Once A Soldier Myself

    I am married to a soldier in the US Army. We have two kids together. We have been married for 6 going on 7 years now! If anyone has questions on married life to a soldier please feel free to ask me. We have been through a lot together. I was on the soldier end myself till 2007...
    armyvetwolf armyvetwolf 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2011

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    First Deployment

    hello we have just started our first deployment.  he just left a week ago. the only word i have heard so far is an email.  i cherish it.  i moved away from his duty station 2 months before deployment so i am kinda out of the FRG loop.  I feel so alone...
    jtcochran07 jtcochran07 18-21 3 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    I Love My Soldier

    I remember the day my husband told me he wanted to join the Army. I had just gotten home from work, when i walked into our apartment he had cleaned the house, and was making dinner and on our coffee table i could see this packet ... and i knew the second i saw that packet our...
    ProudArmyWife2007 ProudArmyWife2007 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    Crazy Excited!! :)

    hey everyone!! so im getting so excited my husband comes home from AIT in just 16 days! yes yes yes!! its been a long five months with him being gone and our son is so ready to have his daddy home even tho hes just shy 3 months lol. im currently planning a huge welcome home...
    landonsmom3 landonsmom3 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Not For Much Longer

    This armywife is no more! My husband and I have split - so I'm guessing we'll be divorced by the end of the year. I'm not sad - it was on the cards for a while and I think it's what both of us want, there is some bitterness and at the moment we don't speak at all. Still it's for...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    My Crazy Military Life...

    Ok, so it has been forever since I have wrote on here or even logged in. In the past 9 months I have had some crazy twists and super lows. My husband is currently deployed and we almost divored over him having a affiar with my best friend. Wierdly after months of fighting and...
    landonsmom3 landonsmom3 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2011

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    Miss My Baby!

    So my husband and I got married to days before he left for Afganistan actually...and I am about 2 months pregnant! I am devastated that he can't be here! Our first child and he can't experience any of it with me! I am so so sad about this and I know that it is affecting him more...
    bhertz88 bhertz88 18-21 1 Response Feb 20, 2009

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    Hubby Left For Fort Benning Bct July 10th...

    Hello my name is tiffanie & I've been married to my husband for 3 years(together for 4)...he just left for basic training this past Tuesday...I miss him so much & I'm still fairly new to this lifestyle...if there is anyone who has had experience with Fort Benning please share:)
    Prdarmywife12 Prdarmywife12 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2012

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    IAM New to the Army

    IM A NEW WIFE TO THE ARMY AND HAS BEEN ALMOST A YEAR NOW AND IT HAS BEEN THE TOUGHEST JOB IN THE WORLD AND MY HUSBAND LEAVES FOR DEPLOYMENT FOR HIS 4TIME AND I AM SCARED TO DEATH THAT I AM NOT GOING TO MAKE IT THROUGH OR ANYTHING
    ArmyWifeNow ArmyWifeNow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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    No Stronger Love

    My husband is a soldier and so is my little sister. They both will be deploying to Iraq in January. My sister is a combat medic and my husband is in transportation. When the war first started, I would hear of soldiers dying all the time. I would feel sorry for their families, but...
    keke6285 keke6285 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2008

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    New Wife...and Also Mother Of 2 Soldiers

    I recently got married and my new husband is deploying in next couple months. I already have a son currently deployed and another one in basic training....I feel very alone....worried....and over whelmed! This is alot to try and handle all at once.
    adahmen04 adahmen04 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2012

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    Wedding Planning

    my husband just got his first duty station in south korea at camp casey for an unaccompanied year. i am still in college working on getting my degree. he proposed to me right before he left for south korea, and we decided to get married before he left, just incase of a deployment...
    armywifelucas armywifelucas 18-21, F Jul 19, 2009

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    I Love My Soldier!

    He is going to Afghanistan this summer and I will miss him terribly. I'm so sad that he will miss his son's 1st birthday.
    micahmae micahmae 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2009

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    Hello :)

    I thought I'd introduce myself to the group. My name is Rachel and I am currently living in Colorado where my husband is stationed at Fort Carson. Our 1st anniversary is coming up on the 12th but he is at NTC and will likely not be home until a few days after. I'm currently...
    Emparatrice Emparatrice 18-21, F Oct 30, 2012

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    My Internet Romance Became My American Hero... My Soon To Be Husband!

    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 own pace. E5 and below W1 to W2 or O1 to O2- if you Spouse is in this rank zone than this GRANT is FOR YOU. We have tons of...
    azgal2011 azgal2011 18-21, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Crazy Excited!! :)

    hey everyone!! so im getting so excited my husband comes home from AIT in just 16 days! yes yes yes!! its been a long five months with him being gone and our son is so ready to have his daddy home even tho hes just shy 3 months lol. im currently planning a huge welcome home...
    landonsmom3 landonsmom3 18-21, F Nov 30, 2009

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    Missing My American Hero!!!

    ok so veteran's day was a blower...no mail and no call from my hubby...i miss him so much and look forward to his letters and calls and didnt get either. im starting to not like the holidays haha jk...he comes home in 36 more days and i freaking cant wait...i know we all cant...
    cpurvey cpurvey 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    New

    Hey HOW IS EVERYONE DOING? WELL I JUST WANT TO TELL A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF. MY NAME IS NICOLE ROTOLO ME AND MY HUSBAND HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR 60 DAYS. HE JUST GOT DONE WITH IRAQ WE GOT MARRIED WHEN WE WAS HOME ON LEAVE. I LIVE IN FL MY HUSBAND IS IN GERMANY AND WE WILL BE MOVING TO...
    coleebabyxo coleebabyxo 18-21 2 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Crazy Excited!! :)

    hey everyone!! so im getting so excited my husband comes home from AIT in just 16 days! yes yes yes!! its been a long five months with him being gone and our son is so ready to have his daddy home even tho hes just shy 3 months lol. im currently planning a huge welcome home...
    landonsmom3 landonsmom3 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2009

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    Life As An Army Wife

    I've been married to my soldier for almost a year, although we've been together for over 4yrs. I have been through 2 deployments, and I am praying I won't have to do that anymore. Right now we are stationed at Ft.Lewis. He is working with the wounded soldiers and I am very proud...
    FtLewispuppyowner FtLewispuppyowner 26-30 4 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    What to Do

    my husband is currently deployed in Iraq and its killing me Im trying so hard to be strong but its hard I didnt talk to him for 5 days which is to be expected but when we finally talked it wasnt a good conversation and I think he hung up on me its not fair cause its not like I...
    armywife26 armywife26 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 26, 2009

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    How long does it normally take before you hear anything about /from your soldier that's in OSUT? He shipped out to Fort Benning on the 12th? Any help/advice is greatly appreciated...
    ArmyFiancee20 ArmyFiancee20 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I love my soldier so much. I can't picture myself without him and I know he feels the same. I know he wants to propose but I don't know what's keeping him from just doing it...
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I got his address last nighttttttt <3 so happy! Hope all your soldiers addresses aren't far behind! (:
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    I love my soldier❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
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    Lunch with my soldier... So glad he's back:) lol on his phone
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    Hey, I am completely new to this. I've never joined or been a part of anything like this before. I am a UK Army girlfriend. I have fallen in love with a soldier and I literally...
    Pip246 Pip246 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    ok i'm 21 years old i still go By my given name yes i'm a at home house wife yes i know he was gay from the get go we started it off as high school friends when we started college...
    thelostboyxxx thelostboyxxx 18-21 6 days ago

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    I am not married. I can't really see it ever happening to be honest. If I did ever get married I would want a very low-key affair. I hate being the centre of attention so the idea...
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    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    So I got married 6 weeks ago today. As soon as we said I do all the love stopped. He is an alcoholic and promised to detox and go to treatment. He did do the detox and I stayed by...
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    I'm 24 years old, married, and have 3 kids. My children are my life, there all I have left in this world. I'm married to a guy that drinks every other day. He suffers from anxiety...
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    i wanted to get married ,,but now im not too sure any more .maybe too many near misses ...but what ever the reason i dont know any more just sitting on the fence i guess..i know a...
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