Category Archives: DH

Women in Combat – Weighing In Women in Combat – Weighing In


First All-Female Flight Crew, 1983 (Credit: AF Times) Social media and the news have been a buzz these days with talks of The Honorable Leon E. Panetta’s [yes, that’s how you’ll refer to him at BMT] recent lifting of the ban on women in combat.  The controversy/conversation has been difficult to avoid even in my…
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MilSpouse Friday Fill-In #76 MilSpouse Friday Fill-In #76


It’s time for MilSpouse (First) Friday Fill-In with Wife of a Sailor!  I’m in a particularly cheerful mood since it’s Friday and DH comes home tomorrow!  Yay!  Let’s do this! 1.  What’s one thing in the past month you would have changed?  It’s been a busy month, with a number of IEP meetings, preparing to…
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My Own Force Management My Own Force Management


Oh, hello blog reading friends!  😉  I’ve been telling you half truths for a while now, and it’s finally time to come clean! If you follow along on the AHE Facebook page, you saw my big announcement this last Friday.  This wasn’t a recent discovery, but something that’s been kept under wraps for a while…
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AF Form 2096 AF Form 2096


Air Force Form 2096, the Classification/On-The-Job Training Action form.  The magical document that pending my signature, my supervisor’s signature, my commander’s signature, and the signature of the chief of education and training means… I’m officially a 5 skill-level Personnelist! Yes, it’s official!  Today, Friday the 14th of September, is my big day!  It’s hard to…
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Our 5th Anniversary Our 5th Anniversary


I’m a couple days early, but I had to tell you all about our anniversary “getaway” (well, staycation for him) to Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, TX! DH and I have had a military marriage characterized by separation, which is true of 99% of military marriages.  One of the biggest sacrifices you make is celebrating holidays…
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Happy Fourth of July! Happy Fourth of July!


Just a quick note for all of you as we close out another Fourth of July holiday.  Today is a far cry from how I spent last year at BMT [post on that and other holidays to come].  I’ve enjoyed being able to sleep in late, go to brunch with a friend, take a nap,…
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