15 years of dedication to country.

Today, Bryan achieved 15 years in the United States Air Force. It has been a tough, challenging, exciting, rewarding and purposeful journey that I am so proud of him for. His dedication, not only to his country and the Air Force but to his family amazes me. Thank you! Here’s to finishing out the last 5 with

Air Force FY 2014 Force Shaping

I’ve sat on this post for a long while because I kept hoping something would change. Well, now I am just hoping for something…answers. Several months ago, the Air Force dropped a huge bomb of doom and gloom. Due to budget constraints, they were expecting to cut 25,000 airmen over the next 5 years. Only

goodbye Texas…hello Nevada

Being a military family, you move. Sometimes often. One of the perks though is that most states allow you to keep your residency, wherever the “home of record” is. For us, that is Texas. Our home. So, for the last 14 years, I have done everything possible to keep my residency there, including renewing my

MilSpouse (first) Friday Fill-In #73

Feel free to come join in over here!   1. What’s one thing in the past month you would have changed? Nothing that was within my power. If I held a little brass on my shoulder, I would have let Bryan have his full vacation instead of recalling him home from leave early. 2. What was your

MilSpouse (first) Friday Fill-In #72

Feel free to come join in over here! 1. What’s one thing in the past month you would have changed? Can I just say the whole month…LOL?! It was a rough month. If I have to pick one, I’d say the girl that backed into my truck in a parking lot, apologized for hitting us and

MilSpouse (first) Friday Fill-In #70

Feel free to come join in over here!   1. What’s one thing in the past month you would have changed? Bryan would be at home instead of thousands of miles away. 2. What was your favorite thing that happened in March?  Spending a week in NY with Bryan. 3. Check your phone… who was the last

the strength of an Air Force Brat

   Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I’ll miss you Until we meet again! ~Author Unknown   There are 1.7 million American children under the age of 18 with at least 1 parent serving in the military. These children never asked to be military brats, yet they do it