Military wife Becky Hoy encourages “heroes at home” to opt in.
After Vice President Mike Pence bumps him in the face, this kid stops at nothing to get an apology.
On behalf of military spouses, I'd like to thank the American companies currently employing military spouses. We thank you for your unwavering commitment in helping us achieve our career goals and your understanding of our mobile lifestyle.
It wasn't until he walked through our door that I realized it would be a long time before we would feel like a family again. That we could manage living together.
Why override a clearly written (well, sort of) federal law that protects a mother's right to engage in an act that is so natural, so completely innocuous, that it shouldn't even require a law in the first place? Furthermore, why isn't anyone challenging this nonsense?
As a military spouse, I am not ashamed to admit my fears. Unlike past generations of military families, the threat is no longer contained to where the war is physically taking place.
These are just four stories -- and I hear stories every day; stories that magnify the sacrifices that military families regularly face, of the courage and commitment shown, and of the hopes for the future.
With our armed forces undergoing transformation (more than a million service members will transition off active duty over the next five years) one fact remains constant -- healthy families make for healthy, and satisfied, service members.
We have been able to make these situations work because frankly, I'd rather be part-time with him than be full-time with anyone else. Through this time, we learned that as a couple we can weather anything. We are together because we want to be -- not because we need to be with someone.
There is no such thing as a person-less war. Our military cannot afford for Americans to forget that wars and battles and military strikes are fought by troops, that troops are people, and that those people have families.