How long have you been a Military Wife?
How many deployments have you gone through?
1 Deployment to Iraq, 1 Deployment to Afghanistan in a couple months.
What do you like about being a Military Wife?
Free trip to Europe? Maybe the Healthcare...sometimes.
Do you live on base?
What is your favorite base so far?
Well, we have only been stationed in Vilseck, but I enjoyed my visits to Ft Sam Houston and Ramstein AFB A lot.
What's the hardest part of the military life?
Being away from my family
Do you go to the grocery store or commissary?
Commissary, the exchange rate for Euro is too awful to make economy shopping worth it. If price wasn't a facot though, I would prefer German groceries.
Do you prefer Dress Blues or Dress Whites?
Err. I prefer ACU's or the new Army Blues
Do you have a lot of Military Wife friends?
They are pretty much the only people I meet anymore.
Do you prefer wal-mart or the BX/PX?
Did you marry him after he joined or before?
Any kids yet?
Radar the Yorkshire Terrier-ist
kids yet to come?
Is your husband one of those "I am Marine hear me "OORAH"?
I don't imagine my husband is too overly fond of the USMC... but I think he is pleased on a base level with being a Soldier.
How many bases have you lived at?
Lived on 1
If you could change one thing about the military what would it be?
Make them more organized, you think the government could get their ducks in a row right? lol (STOLE THAT FROM KATY)
Do you like military balls?
Going to one in a couple weeks.
Where does your family live?
North Shore of Massachusetts for both of our families.
Do you have a job?
Name something you do when your husband is gone?
Genealogy, knitting, reading etc. I would like to get into volunteering.
Do you think other wives do that too?
Probably some do.
Where did you and your military man meet?
His parent's house
How old were you when you two met?
I was 18, he was 20.
How did you feel about him being in/joining the military?
I was kinda shocked/jealous.
Did you have to wait for him while he went to Boot camp?
I didn't HAVE to, I CHOSE to.
Did you attend his boot camp graduation?
Yeah it was...enlightening.
Where did you get married?
Legally, Salem Beer Works.
How old were you two when you got married?
I was 21, he was 22.
Did he wear his uniform on your wedding day?
Was he home the full first year of your marriage?
No, we say each other 2 months out of the first year of our marriage.
How long were you married when you had to go through your separation?
How old are you two now?
I'm 23 and he's 24.
How long have you been married to one another?
What branch is he in?
What does he do in the military?
68W/Health Care Specialist/Combat Medic
Do you send care packages?
I do... although his last deployment was hard to shop for. He bought every damn thing he wanted online.
Do you go to the commissary on payday?
Do you own any Military wife stuff?
J bought me an "atta girl" bracelet for my 23rd birthday (www.attagirlgifts.com) I like it because it was subtle.
Do you know your husband's branch hymn?
I can sing you the Marine Corps Hymn and recite you Corps factoids. Don't ask me shit about the Army...cuz I don't know.
What's some advice for a new wife going through their first deployment?
Work, go to school, get a hobby, visit family, whatever you do just make sure you're busy. Get Skype and a webcam and set some personal goals to help pass the time. (STOLEN FROM KATY!)
Aren't you glad you married your hero?
My personal hero was Benazir Bhutto...but I am glad I married James?