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Are You Ready for Homecoming?

As the countdown slowly ticks away to homecoming, there’s the standard preparation you would expect. For some reason, the perfect outfit seems to be at the top of the list. Over the years, and after attending over 50 homecomings, I’ve seen some pretty epic outfits but the one that takes the cake is the spouse […]

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On the Other End

Zero day. It’s not even day one, but zero day. Deployment just plain stinks and the day they leave is about the worst. “Back in the day” when I was a soldier, there were emotions that continued past that departure, the same as they do for the families. We made our way through all the […]

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Home for the Holidays?

Each year it seems like a difficult decision comes up: Do we go home for the holidays or not? For some, this may be a topic that isn’t relevant. For others, it may be based on their current situation, i.e. deployment. Then there’s the other group. This group, while the decision may still be discussed, […]

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