Iran is outfitting suicide bomb boats in the Gulf
Military spouse blogger in Vermont says that National Guard aren’t Soldiers so their spouses aren’t “Army Wives.”
Presidents, past Presidents, Supreme Court Judges, Senators, and … pop stars? Flags are ordered at half-staff for Whitney Houston’s death? Come on, Gov. Christie!
Michelle Obama goes to military dining facilities to encourage them to include more vegetables. The fine professionals who run the dining facilities don’t need her assistance.
Michelle Obama goes to military dining facilities to encourage them to include more vegetables. I’m sure the troops appreciated a visit from the First Lady.
President Obama visited with more than two dozen wounded warriors and awarded eight Purple Hearts at Walter Reed Medical Center.
Rest in Peace to the three Medal of Honor recipients who’ve died in 2012. Source: www.cmohs.org
- Van T. Barfoot (WWII)
- John F. Baker (WWII)
- Mike Colalillo (WWII)
President and First Lady Obama host a State Dinner for Iraq War Veterans and family members.
The US Navy names a combat ship after former Representative Gabrielle Giffords.
Ash Wednesday on Feb 22 marked the official start of Lent and the kick-off to the “40 Bags in 40 Days” Challenge. Easter is Apr 8. Do you have your Household Bag?
United Airlines exempts military families from expensive policy on shipping pets to overseas assignments.
It’s the 50th anniversary of the Mercury 7 Astronauts, candidates chosen from the US Navy, US Air Force, and US Marine Corps: Gus Grissom, Alan Shepard, Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, Deke Slayton, John Glenn, and Gordon Cooper. John Glenn and Scott Carpenter are still living.
Is lying about receiving the Medal of Honor criminal or protected by the First Amendment? The Supreme Court is deciding.
The Obama administration has set a goal for all 50 states to pass their own legislation to make it easier for military spouses to transfer professional licenses and certifications from one state to another. This is a terrific initiative. I’ve heard so many horror stories through the years, especially from teachers and nurses.
Whitney Houston’s inspiring version of the national anthem still gives me chills.
Marna Krajeski is the author of HOUSEHOLD BAGGAGE: The Moving Life of a Military Wife, and HOUSEHOLD BAGGAGE HANDLERS: 56 Stories From the Hearts and Lives of Military Wives. She blogs at www.HouseholdBaggage.com and www.GreatGetTogethers.com.