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Military Spouses’ Dining In – What is it, and How Do I Prepare? (Offutt AFB Night at the Offys)

This last weekend was Offutt Air Force Base’s first annual Military Spouse’s Dining In, dubbed “Night at the Offys. Have you ever been to a Dining In? Here’s what to expect.

Living on Auto Pilot

Well, I made it to work this morning. On the other hand – I. Have. No. Earthly. Idea. How. I. Got. Here. I have no clue. I can’t remember the hour-long drive. Not a bit of it until I made it downtown and was parking. So basically, I made it here but the grace of…

New Year, Same Story, Better Version

We talk elevator pitches and the importance of developing your own narrative.

Missing You Before You’re Gone: Preparing for Deployment (Guest Post)

No matter how you try, or how many times you endure it, you can never truly prepare for a deployment. And indeed military spouses have to prepare. While your service member prepares to leave, you have to prepare for his/her absence. One milspouse shares her thoughts.

Domestic Abuse and the Military

[Trigger warning: post is related to domestic violence, but as a chaplain’s wife, I must share. Someone might benefit from sharing their story or from reading the stories shared. You are strong. You are enough. You can walk away. 💕] A freelance journalist (and military wife), Amanda Kippert, would like to talk to current or…