Last Fly-In from “Deployment” as a Kestrel

I put quotes around “deployment” because, for most of us,┬áthis was the shortest turn around that was considered an actual deployment. Not only were families spared the typical 8-10 months of separation, the 2 month deployment was split in half as most of us flew over to Hawaii to enjoy the air wing’s mid-port call. […]

Summer Fly-In!

When it seems as though there’s much hatred in the world, I look towards the people around me and feel so honored to have the most loving and supportive people in my life. I’m priviledged to be a part and capture reunions between military families who go months and even years without seeing each other. […]

USS Nimitz Finally Home For the Holidays!

One of the hardest things I’ve ever heard my husband say was, “We’ve been extended.” Your heart that has been missing a piece for (x) amount of months just got longer. Unfortunately, that’s a common line we spouses hear in the Navy. We felt heartache for our friends on the USS Nimitz and their families […]

9 Months Apart and MILOH

They say the hardest job in the military is being the spouse. They have had grocery bags at the commissary (base market) and coins with the slogan, “Military Spouse – the toughest job in the military” printed on them, message boards and wives clubs for support. My fiance is an FA-18 pilot in the Navy […]