• Deserving Airman Commissioning Package

    An Exercise in Patience

    The “Hurry Up and Wait” phrase is a bit of a cliche in the military, but sadly, there’s so much truth to it.   That’s where I am right now, with my future in a holding pattern, waiting to hear…

  • BMT: Murphy's Law

    BMT: Murphy’s Law

    Military families are no stranger to Murphy’s Law.  I was a military spouse before I became a service member, so I was used to the idea that things go to hell when your service member leaves.  As soon as they…

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    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 mean… I’m officially a 5 skill-level Personnelist! Yes,…

  • Family Separation Prep

    As Let’s put the cliched statement out there first – “This will be harder on me than it is on her.”  That’s what they keep telling me, and I hope that it’s true, for her sake.  In the meantime, we’ve…

  • 3 Years = Meritorious Service

    Third time’s a charm!  Well, it’s a medal anyway. [Source] Today is the third anniversary of my enlistment in the Air Force Reserve – my Air Force birthday!  It means an increase of $15.20 for each drill weekend.  Seems like…

  • My Hickory Tradition + Flash Giveaway!

    Disclosure: I have been provided a Beef Hearty Hickory gift box for review by Hickory Farms, as well as one to be given away on my blog.  All opinions presented within this post are my own. Hickory Farms has been a…

  • Postpartum PT Anxiety

    How appropriate that this article should hit the Air Force Times and my Facebook feed, a mere seventeen days before my own postpartum PT test! In a nutshell, SSgt Alison Mona had failed two PT tests postpartum and worried that…

  • Family Day Picnic

    Hey readers!  We’re in the thick of back-to-school madness, but I thought I’d check in with you here.  It’s my 8th year of teaching and it never gets any easier at the beginning.  It’s always crazy, crazy, crazy, with nothing…

  • DH’s First Father’s Day

    Review/Sponsored Post Disclaimer: Compensation for this post was provided by  for those deployed to show your appreciation for their service on the Mission: Care page. Our family is no stranger to a tight budget, but with holidays it’s the little acts…

  • Liebster Award

    I love meeting new people, and recently I was contacted by Brittany over at His Mrs. Hooah, who had selected me for the Liebster Award!  Just reading her “About Me” page, I can tell she and I are on the…

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