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Out of Uniform

One of the awesome aspects of being the editor of the Army Wife Network blog is getting to connect with writers with unique experiences and perspectives. Today AWN would like to highlight a resource that comes from one of our blog’s Expert Contributors. Tom Wolfe has regularly written excellent posts for us centered on the […]

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So… What Does Your Husband Do?

It was time. Actually, it was past time. We were all sorely in need of a ladies’ night, and my house was free for the taking. Ladies’ night isn’t an unusual pastime. In fact, if you go to any college town, you’ll probably find a sea of bars and restaurants using the tagline to lure […]

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Weighing the Geographic Bachelor Option

By Amanda Marksmeier (I feel like I need to preface this article with a warning: This topic is sensitive and may trigger extreme opinions and emotions.) As a military spouse, the thought of choosing to live separately from my spouse seemed unimaginable. During our twelve-year marriage, we’ve experienced excessive amounts of time apart with multiple […]

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Free (College) Money is Good (College) Money

Repeat after me: “Free college money is good college money.” There are lots of scholarships out there for military spouses, dependents, and service members who want to attend college and other training… and some of them are just waiting for you. Yes, you can use the Post-911 GI Bill/the Forever GI Bill if you have […]

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Looking for a Lifeguard: Does Your Teen Have What it Takes?

I know, I know, it’s only just now turned to spring (unless you’re living in a geography like mine where we had a short summer a few weeks ago followed by two weeks of winter). So, my bringing up summer plans may feel a bit premature. But there’s no time like the present to prepare […]

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‘Til Death Do Us Part… or Maybe Not

During a recent career coaching session, one of my clients, Bob, a captain in the Army who had just returned from a deployment, shared with me his concerns about making sure he ended up in the right job. Several of his buddies separated from the Army a year earlier and a couple of them were […]

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No Longer Just a Resume

By: Jamie Boyle Why (and How) Your Resume and LinkedIn® Accounts Need to Work Together Gone are the days when you can type up a resume, submit it to a job posting online or hand it to a recruiter at a hiring fair, and know that your work is done. Now, if you want to […]

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