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The Military Wife

I came across this on another blog and liked it. What is a military wife?

Each one may look different and each is wonderfully unique, but this they have in common: Lots of moving… Moving… Moving… Moving far from home… Moving two cars, three kids and one dog… all riding with HER of course.Moving sofas to basements because they won’t go in THIS house;Moving curtains that won’t fit; Moving jobs and certifications and professional development hours. Moving away from friends; Moving toward new friends; Moving her most important luggage: her trunk full of memories.
Often waiting… Waiting… Waiting… Waiting for housing. Waiting for orders. Waiting for deployments. Waiting for phone calls. Waiting for reunions. Waiting for the new curtains to arrive. Waiting for him to come home, For dinner . . . .AGAIN!

They call her ‘Military Dependent’, but she knows better:
She is fiercely In-Dependent. She can balance a check book; Handle the yard work; Fix a noisy toilet; Bury the family pet . . .
She is intimately familiar with…