Category Archives: military

Dear Female Servicemember Dear Female Servicemember


Dear Female Servicemember, I see you.  I see what you’re doing.  I see you “Liking” that picture or that status on that mean-spirited Facebook page.  I see you putting military spouses down as a way to “bond” with others during shop talk.  We might wear the same uniform, but I don’t stand united with you…
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Returning to Duty Returning to Duty


Nervous, can you tell? This last Thursday was my first day back on duty.  I haven’t drilled since early March.  I had every intention of attending April’s UTA, but MAC decided to make an early appearance and came Wednesday before drill weekend – so much for that!  The thought of going back was nerve-racking, even…
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MilSpouse Friday Fill-In #64 MilSpouse Friday Fill-In #64


Wifey’s created a special Friday Fill-In for Veteran’s Day.  Here goes nothing! 1.  Freedom is something many take for granted.  It must be fought for, it must be defended, and it’s all of our responsibility. 2.  Veterans are, by strict definition, experienced in combat.  At least, that was always my understanding.  I know that’s how…
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Music on Memorial Day Music on Memorial Day


GAC posted this Top 20 list earlier today, of songs and videos honoring our troops.  Sespi and I pointed out a number of quality songs that slipped their minds, including Tim McGraw’s “If You’re Reading This,” which is flabbergasting.  Two of my favorite military-inspired songs that they missed are Craig Morgan’s “Paradise” and Kory Brunson…
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