military wives

Politics
An investigation into domestic violence in the military.
Politics
Abused military wives are often told to stay quiet about what happens at home. We talked to a dozen who feel they no longer can.
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Each year the military separates between 240,000 and 360,000 service members. Here is the core problem. The great majority of these separated veterans are in no way ready to enter the civilian workforce, much less earn a high income to support their families.
Women
I recently read a story which painted a rather dismal picture of what it is like to be a military spouse. The author is a
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Veterans Day seems the right time to educate and inform the American people about who we are by refuting the myths about what veterans and military families are not. We simply cannot afford to allow the sea of goodwill for our veterans turn into an ocean of apathy.
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Most of us still remember Operation "Just Cause," the December 1989 invasion of Panama ordered by President George H. W. Bush.
Crime
After a preliminary autopsy, the Honolulu Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide. The Army Criminal Investigation Command
Business
"When diverse people contribute to the design, dissemination, and promotion of service and products, they help create and
Women
We're willing to watch movies like Twelve Years a Slave to try to imagine that experience, willing to read books about being young wizards and let our imaginations take us into that world -- why can we not do the same for troops and veterans?
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While most military deaths are traumatic and violent in nature, suicide poses special issues that the parents, spouses, children, siblings and other family members must grapple with. It's extremely important that we get these families into bereavement care and support following a death.
Parenting
There's more to being a military family than what meets the eye. Every single year during transfer season your heart breaks. It breaks when you watch your children say goodbye to their best friends, and when you say goodbye to your best friends.
Women
Military women understand they must balance their family and careers, and sometimes they have to make sacrifices to achieve work-life balance. By understanding what your limits are, you can prevent yourself from becoming overwhelmed by your goals.
Impact
For the past few years, as a special thank you to our service members and their families, I've held a contest just for military spouses. It turned out to be an incredibly rewarding experience.
Weddings
All one Georgia couple needed for their wedding was a good internet connection. Click through the slideshow below for photos
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"Broken by battle, wounded by war, my love is forever," the vow reads. "To you this I swore, I will quiet your silent screams
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Should military spouses come up with a new resume format that distinguishes us, not for our geographic challenges, but for the skills that truly define us?
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We don't air our struggles and ask for pity regarding our troubles but the public should be exposed to the true, unglamorous sacrifices our service members and their families' make. Not the staged glory.
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Take a moment to reflect on why we are celebrating Memorial Day. It is due to the sacrifice of these soldiers, men and women who have fought for our freedom.
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For the past couple of years, as a special thank you to our service members and their families, I have held a contest just for military spouses. It turned out to be an incredibly rewarding experience.
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The Commanding Officer's Wife means I officially have no position. I make no money. I am not on any letterhead nor am I included on matters of policy or leadership. But I do have a job. The Marine Corps gets my husband and their families get me. That's how it goes in the upper ranks of military life.