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Prayers for protection

A couple of my really close friends have husbands who are currently in Afghanistan, and I have another good friend whose husband will be there very soon.  This morning, I felt led to pray strongly for these soldiers, and for their families – for protection and comfort.  It’s no secret that things are challenging over there, . . . → Read More: Prayers for protection

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Have you surrendered?

Now that Rob is back from deployment, we are church hunting again. It’s always a challenging process, but this past Sunday we visited a church for the 2nd time and so far we really like it. Whether or not we’ll choose to become members there still remains to be seen, but I know without a shadow . . . → Read More: Have you surrendered?

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He’s HOME!

So I had this post ready to post yesterday, but got busy and forgot to post it   You’ll understand why.

 

Aug. 31, 2010 – Rob was sworn into the Army (again), and left to begin his training as a “prior service” soldier first going to WTC (Warrior Transition Course), and then to AIT (Advanced Individual . . . → Read More: He’s HOME!

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All I want for Christmas is my Hubby!

The U.S. troops have exited Iraq and crossed into Kuwait.  Watch the video if you haven’t seen it.  It’s awesome to see that gate close.  The next step is HOME!  I am so ready for my husband to be home again.  Today marks the 219th day since I have seen him, and the closer we get . . . → Read More: All I want for Christmas is my Hubby!

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Troops in Iraq are coming home!

I am so excited!! This deployment that was supposed to last until May, will be over soon! According to the President, the troops that are in Iraq will be home by the end of the year.  Obama even said they “will definitely be home for the holidays”.  Of course, I don’t know if he means Christmas . . . → Read More: Troops in Iraq are coming home!

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Soldier Salute

Just a couple days before Veteran’s Day, my awesome Hubby was featured on a local news channel in their “Soldier Salute” program.  I submitted his information and some photos and was super thrilled when they notified me that it would be showing.  Thank goodness for DVRs, because they gave me a 2.5 hour window and it . . . → Read More: Soldier Salute

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Happy Veteran’s Day!

Veteran’s Day is a day to honor and remember anyone who has served our country in the military – past or present.  Unlike Memorial Day, which is to honor those who gave their life for our country, Veteran’s Day honors those that have passed or are still alive. 

Today, on 11-11-11, Lovebug and I joined with . . . → Read More: Happy Veteran’s Day!

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The good, the bad and the ugly of Army life

It’s been a while since I’ve written about how life in the Army is going for us.  I honestly can’t believe so much time has gone by already.  We’ve now been an Army family for over a year – about a year and 2 months.  I’ve been completely shocked by some things while totally unfazed by . . . → Read More: The good, the bad and the ugly of Army life

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Strong Bonds Retreat at Great Wolf Lodge

This past weekend, Lovebug and I had the chance to attend a Strong Bonds retreat.  It was put on by the Army Chaplaincy and was specifically for spouses & children of deployed soldiers.  We were blessed with a free stay at the Great Wolf Lodge a couple hours away from Fort Bragg.  Our stay included dinner . . . → Read More: Strong Bonds Retreat at Great Wolf Lodge

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Where were you?

We pause today to remember the tragedy of 9/11 and to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice of their life that day.  I also think about those who have given their time, service, life or loved one in this war that we are still fighting.   I pray for their families.  That somehow they could find . . . → Read More: Where were you?

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