I Am Proud to Say My Hero Wears Combat Boots

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    I just found out that Kyle is getting sent to Austriallia in July. I don't know exactly when he's leaving or how long he's gone for. This probably sounds really stupid, but i'm sad that he's going. I'm also scared because after Austrailia, I dont' know what will happen next. i...
    ConklinsGirl ConklinsGirl
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 25, 2011
    SkyeFoster SkyeFoster
    31-35, F
    Aug 16, 2015

    So Excited!!!!!!

    i just heard from my soldier for the first time in almost a month!!!!!!! im so excited that im like shaking and crying...im a mess lol. god, i cant wait for him to come home next month!!!!!!!!!
    ConklinsGirl ConklinsGirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2011

    Help Please ?!

    i really need someone who has had their boyfriend go to basic training in fort benning georgia for infantry(active duty) !! i need to ask questions!! im so confused !! please help me !!
    armygirlfriend10911 armygirlfriend10911
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Jul 21, 2012

    <3 My Solider Has My Heart<3

    I never thought I would be a army girlfriend. Things have been so rough with our relationship because i must admit it was hard for me and I didnt understand it all. Family and Friends dont get it. asking why i put up with him when he is never around. where is your boyfriend or do...
    myheartbelongstomysoilder24 myheartbelongstomysoilder24
    18-21, F
    Jul 20, 2012

    I am very nervous. I will be going to

    graduation next weekend and still have not received my pass neither has his family. i called the recruiter and he said to bring id we wrote on the form before he left plus our ss card. Please help!!!
    poreoticz poreoticz
    18-21, F
    Sep 29, 2015

    My Hero

    the world may see you as just a uniform sometimes forget the man. I see you as my hero who never lets go of my hand. There may be miles in between us sometimes these are quit a few. At night i cry my eyes out only to fall asleep and dream of you. you are under appreciated...
    amsmaglik amsmaglik
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2012

    I just wanted to say thank you to all the

    amazing people who responded and eased my anxiety. I found out today that my boyfriend will have his phone in the field with him. He'll be gone for a month. So no skype but text and calls work. Yay!!!!!
    daisylove89 daisylove89
    26-30, F
    Jan 7, 2015

    Care Package Tips

    This is my first video so sorry...did my best.  This will give you all the tips I know...however I did leave out a few thing...1. Send CD's and DVD's2. Send everything in plastic baggies like sandwhich bags (easier to make sure nothing gets lost)I hope this helps if you have any...
    MissHimEveryday MissHimEveryday
    18-21, F
    Apr 16, 2011

    Love Conquers All

    Hey girls, I know it's probably been hard with Valentine's Day coming up and lots of us will not get to be with our airman. I celebrated Valentine's Day last night with my airman over skype, he got to open his present which he had been waiting to for over a week. I made him a...
    babysquid babysquid
    18-21, F
    Feb 10, 2011


    Every day i remind myself how blessed i am I am blessed to have you to call you mine I am blessed to know that you stand up for whats right to fight in the fight I am blessed that you are strong and protect me I am blessed to have someone love me so much and respect me I am...
    amsmaglik amsmaglik
    26-30, F
    Aug 14, 2012

    My Soldier Sent This To Me! :'(

    I am a military Girlfriend..... I am a military girlfriend I hold no formal recognition with the powers that be.  I am at the bottom of the chain.  I hold no military ID; I am not a "dependant" or parent.  The man I love may face unspeakable dangers, and I am at...
    Trinsamazinmommy Trinsamazinmommy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2010

    A Surprise That Made Me Cry(:

    Yesterday I went shopping with a few of my friends for prom shoes(: My mother called and told me I had a surprise waiting for me at home. I was on my way home when my boyfriend ( who is at AIT in Missouri) called. I walked in the door and my mom told me to get off the phone...
    blondiie325 blondiie325
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 11, 2010

    My Hero Is In Afghanistan!

    Hi my name is Brittany and my hero is my boyfriend Jason. He is a marine and He has been in Afghanistan for 2 weeks now. I am so proud to call him my man!
    Jsprincess Jsprincess
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 4, 2009

    This is a poem I wrote

    while my older female cousin was deployed when I was still in high school, I always looked up to her. She taught me so much while I was growing up. I wanted to be just like her and even tho she missed a lot while she was gone she came back safely and that's what counts...
    CamoCountryGirl CamoCountryGirl
    22-25, F
    Feb 21, 2014

    My <3 My Hero My Everything!

    Hello, My name is Crystal and my boyfriend and I have been together for almost 4 years he has been in the National guard for almost 3years. He is on his first deployment so he is active duty Army! I am so proud of the man he has become from joining the service, it has...
    takenbyasoldier08 takenbyasoldier08
    22-25, F
    May 11, 2012

    Its That Kinda Day

    So i am like super bored at home like always i ran out of things to do so i figured i would start working on the scrapbook i started forever ago. I have been doing a lil here and a lil there but never really sat down and did more than one or two pages. I def made like 5 pages...
    amsmaglik amsmaglik
    26-30, F
    Aug 16, 2012

    You Have The Right To Be Informed!

    While I fully understand that this may and WILL cause controversy, I FIRMLY believe that as Americans and Military spouses, YOU have the RIGHT to know what's going on. I am prepared for ignorant and stupid comments, so bring 'em on! Here are 138 examples of Barack Obama’s lying...
    bnsjms bnsjms
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 27, 2013

    Breaks My Heart Alittle At A Time....

    I have to share this story with you, it is partly mine and partly one of my bestfriends...This week would have been my bestfriends 2 year wedding anniversary to her Army Love. Eight months before they were to get married he was KIA in Iraq. This special man I have know for...
    JamiesGirl11 JamiesGirl11
    26-30, F
    Nov 14, 2011

    Military Spouse Education Information

    Who wants to spend all day in a boring classroom racking up interest on loans, for a job that takes forever to achieve? If you're a military spouse E5 and below, O1-O2 OR W1-W2 you may qualify for the MyCAA grant! This is $4000.00 to go back to school! At Meditec we offer over...
    AFWife318 AFWife318
    18-21, F
    Jan 28, 2013

    Here Comes Goodbye.......

    hey ladies...im no longer a marine gf....everything was going soooo good...he came back home this week and surprised me yet again..it was perfect. came with a big teddy bear when i was sick. said i love you. and it felt like he never left. then monday came and a nightmare began...
    AMarinesHeart AMarinesHeart
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 28, 2011

    Some Heros Wear Capes....

    My hero wears combat boots! My husband is a United States Marine and some how he manages to fulfill his commitment with the Marine Corps while also taking on any extra responsibility they give him while also being an amazing husband. He is truly my hero. He works his butt off...
    MrsLucas MrsLucas
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2010

    First Letter

    Today i got my FIRST LETTER!!!!!!! He was being so sweet!!!!!!! He said he loved me like 3 times and that he didn't think he would miss me that bad. He said he thought it was cool how they flipped the bunks. I still don't have his address so i cant write him back just yet but i'm...
    ArmyGFPride ArmyGFPride
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 8, 2013

    My Soldier

    I get to see my soldier in about 6 weeks. Its amazing how fast the time has flown by since he's been gone. But i miss him soo much. I have days were i'm absoulty fine then the next i can't stop crying i dont wanna talk to anyone and am just super depressed. Today is one of those...
    illalwaysbehere illalwaysbehere
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Oct 3, 2010

    My Hero/ Best Friend/ Boyfriend Wears Combat Boots!

    I have just started dating the man of my dreams! i have always loved cowboys & soldiers! now my new boyfriend is both! I love seeing him in uniform!
    soldiersangel94 soldiersangel94
    18-21, F
    Apr 23, 2012

    Usmc Girls...

    Hey Girls! Everybody knows about the Pink Collegiate Collection, they have super cute clothes and i would LOVE to rep the Corps with them... Victoria's Secret Pink is adding another line to their collection...Vote "united states marine corps university" everyday to get them to...
    USMCprincesa USMCprincesa
    18-21, F
    Sep 18, 2010

    A Moment

    So mr.b (grandpa) showed me on google were Felix was staying at the exact dorm and everything it was sweet I love having some kind of support even if it's not from my parents stay strong my girls
    Heartgrowingfonder Heartgrowingfonder
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2012

    Phone Call

    Today is Sunday and he was supposed to call today. I waited with excitement all day, but as the day went by and each hour passed my excitement soon changed to sadness. I knew by 7:30 i most likely wasn't going to get a call. Last night i spent the night with his family and slept...
    ArmyGFPride ArmyGFPride
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 7, 2013

    I Made A Group. Woohooo !!

    I really enjoying this whole blogging thing. So I decided to make my own group :D " I am Faithfully Standing By My Soldier". Its for the Wives, Fiancees and the Girlfriends of course :). ANYTHING and EVERYTHING can and will be dicussed on this blog. Since I'm new to the whole MGF...
    Leeyah59 Leeyah59
    18-21, F
    Apr 17, 2012

    Trying To Stay Strong For My Hero

    i am a proud supportive strong military fiance.my man is deployed has been for awhile and i am trying my hardest to keep it together and be strong for him so we can get through this deployment he is my hero for turning his life around doing what he had to do for his amazing son...
    princesskassie92 princesskassie92
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2010

    Getting ready for our Fourth of July party

    and festivities with friends and family. Can't help but think about my soldier who is fighting for us to keep our freedom. Thank to all the soldiers and wives, girlfriends, and fiancées who stand by their soldiers. Enjoy your Fourth of July everyone! God bless!
    daisylove89 daisylove89
    26-30, F
    Jul 4, 2015


    teeneyy teeneyy
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 10, 2010

    Day 1 (Saying Goodbye)

    Today we said our goodbye's and i cried more then i expected. I cried all the way home and i have been crying since i got home. I have been okay the past hour and a half. He has called me 4 times since he got off the plane. He's been calling just to say he loves me. He made me...
    ArmyGFPride ArmyGFPride
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2013

    Hes Close To Coming Home <3

    Well the time has come and I have a feeling that this week is going to go by soooooo slow.  My DB is 4 days away from graduation, which I sadly cant go to because of school and also because of work. Although Saturday he gets in at 1am I am trying to and hopefully am going to...
    ILoveMyMarine12 ILoveMyMarine12
    18-21, F
    Apr 16, 2012

    Proud Army Girlfriend.

    I'm Emily, and this is my story as an Army Girlfriend.It all happened so fast. He was a friend of a friend (of a friend?) and just so happened to join the group in our New Years Eve celebrations. We exchanged numbers, but I debated calling him for a few days. I eventually did and...
    eoakley eoakley
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2012


    I maybe young but I have been doing this army girlfriend thing for about 1 year now and I am proud to call myself an Army Girlfriend. When we firat got together I knew we wasnt going to be together physically all the time. I still struggle sometimes being away but I them realize...
    SoldiersGF SoldiersGF
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2013

    Ladies I Need Your Help

    Alright So my boyfriend is coming home in 31 days(: Sadly he is missing out on my prom so when this random guy that I have never talked to me in my life asked me to go with him...I was interested. I asked chuck ( my boyfriend) If it was okay to go to prom with a guy friend, he...
    blondiie325 blondiie325
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 10, 2010

    Hi I was wondering how you all coped

    while your s/o's were away at MCT. It's been two days and not hearing his voice or talking to him is killing me. I feel empty and will do anything to make the time pass faster.
    careuhambur careuhambur
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2015


    My airman has not put in for leave yet. Working 15hrs a day has taken its toll. A part of me thinks he's suprising me. I told him about a dream I had a few nights ago about him popping the big question.  His exact response: Baby one day you won't know what to say. I've been...
    airmandavisgirlfriend17 airmandavisgirlfriend17
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 13, 2013

    A Poem...i Am Writing

    This is a poem I started writing! It isn't finished yet! It will definitely be longer and more shall be added but I would like to share it with you! I hope you guys like it! Let me know what you think! There once was a night where a woman sat at the bar, She glanced over not too...
    Deepartridge89 Deepartridge89
    Oct 4, 2012

    To The Silent Ranks;

    I know many of you probably have heard this poem before but it's beautiful & true, so I wanted to share it with you all: I wear no uniforms, no blues or army greens  But I am in the Army in the ranks rarely seen  I have no rank upon my shoulders - salutes I do not give...
    xobrinny xobrinny
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2010

    Missing my soldier so much!

    Sent his Valentines Day package off the other day! Can't wait to see him once he gets to come home. I can't wait for him to get all of his goodies!
    daisylove89 daisylove89
    26-30, F
    Feb 7, 2015

    Usa Usa Usa

    we should all remember those who paid the ultimate for what we call freedom. those of you who don't shame on you.
    deleted deleted
    Oct 29, 2012

    Fiance's Family Starting Trouble :(

    I am so completely annoyed. My fiance's mom and I used to get along so well, and she absolutely hates me now. When I got his first letter asking me to marry him I was ecstatic. Last week I called his mom to talk to her about us- her son and I. On the phone she told me that she...
    smallbutfierce smallbutfierce
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 31, 2012

    Can Guys Be Friends With Girls??

    My boyfriend is in the army.. and i had recently had my phone disconnected .. well as it turns out i missed my boyfriends call from his basic training... i was soo devistated... and just sad... But! to make matters worst his friend... who is suppposedly been best friends... but...
    silvac55555 silvac55555
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2012

    A Surprise That Made Me Cry(:

    Yesterday I went shopping with a few of my friends for prom shoes(: My mother called and told me I had a surprise waiting for me at home. I was on my way home when my boyfriend ( who is at AIT in Missouri) called. I walked in the door and my mom told me to get off the phone...
    blondiie325 blondiie325
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 11, 2010

    A Song "from All The Army Girls"

    I wrote this song a few days.  It has a country/pop feel, like Taylor Swift.  Please give me honest feedback.From All the Army GirlsLyrics by: Jeslyn This is a storyFrom all the Army girlsSingin to their soldiers,“Just came home to me.” I miss you tonightCause you’re...
    singinjes singinjes
    18-21, F
    Apr 20, 2011

    Hi I'm a marine girlfriend

    and I was wondering what was your experience when your significant other went to MCT & MOS? Also which base were they?
    careuhambur careuhambur
    18-21, F
    Apr 14, 2015
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