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Ask An Army Spouse

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My boyfriend and I have been dating a little over a year. He just finished AIT and is now stationed at Ft. Sill Oklahoma for the next 10 months, until he gets deployed to Kuwait. I’m only 17 and he’s 19. Next year I plan on going to a private college here in my hometown [...]

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Please can you offer some advice – my boyfriend is wanting to join the Army and has been talking about whether I would stay with him if he did. I love him and want to, but I know nothing about the Army lifestyle or how it would affect me. I have been on the Army's [...]

Ask An Army Spouse: Graduation from Army Training

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See our other articles about graduation ceremonies, how to dress and my other graduation tips. I just got my husband’s graduation and family day dates. I want to book my flight as soon as I can so I can get the cheapest flight possible. My question is, how long should I wait until I book [...]

Scam: Pretending to Be a Soldier

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I have a few concerns and i need to know if my gut instinct is telling me the right thing, before someone i care for ends up seerioulsy hurt or scammed for money she doesn’t have. My sister has been speaking with a guy who is in the army and is apparently a sargent. He [...]

Ask An Army Spouse: Dual Military When You Both Serve

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My daughter just finished her AIT (medic) and while she was home she got married to a guy she met at basic training. She had to ship out yesterday to Younsan, South Korea. Her husband is National Guard and has orders to deploy to Afghanistan in the fall (pre-deployment training starts next week). They had [...]