The always brilliant Rebekah Sanderlin writes a response to a recent and widely panned blog post in which the author makes wild and inaccurate assumptions about military life. This is a must read!
I love the smell of a feel-good story in the morning! DREAM big military kids and check out information on some scholarship money that's available to you!
There's nothin' like a homecoming! Scour your hard drives for that tear-jerking video and enter it in a contest. Read on ...
Rebekah Sanderlin tackles a difficult subject - suicide prevention - but does so with such grace and dignity. This is a must-read for all vets, and their families.
With one million veterans out of work, President Obama is taking notice and responding with an unparalleled jobs act. Read more here ...
Suicides among our military veterans is becoming an all-too common occurance. Rebekah Sanderlin writes a brilliant op-ed in The Tennessean - spotlighting what some celebs are doing to help stem this epidemic. Click here to read the article.
I am a very good war bride. That’s not just bluster on my part; that statement has been tested and proven, time and again. But take away the war and, as I’ve learned in this past year of no deployments, I am not a very good bride.
I don’t really check weather forecasts. Perhaps that’s a something I should change. It’s just that the weather doesn’t really affect me all that much. If I open the door and it’s cold, I’ll grab a coat. If it’s raining, I grab a raincoat. I keep sunglasses and a umbrella in my car. My plans are rarely altered by outside conditions, so it rarely occurs to me to find out what those conditions will be in advance.
Military kids are awesome, aren’t they? As military parents we are constantly humbled by our children and their experiences, many of which we inflict upon them. Ours are kids who, before they are even old enough to vote, will have given more for their nation in their short lives than most adults will give in a lifetime.
Today is mine and my husband’s first anniversary. Not the anniversary of the day when I talked my parents into spending too much money on a party, though. Rather, today is our first real anniversary — the first one we have actually earned.