Military Life

USMC family

While it wasn’t really “take your family to work day”, we pretended it was and squeezed in a quick tour of Logan’s shop before he jetted off to Japan. He is an aviation maintenance officer in the Marines and is in charge of making sure the CH-53’s stay up and running.  The kids enjoyed getting […]

USMC deployment

Two weeks ago, Logan returned home from a six and a half month deployment to Japan. I know, I know, shocker. I didn’t exactly announce it on social media. There’s a multitude of security reasons behind my decision and the fact that I didn’t have much time to throw myself a pity party. I didn’t […]

How to prepare for warrant officer basic school

From the moment we received notice that Logan had been selected to become a warrant officer, we were excited! Who wouldn’t be? What we weren’t thinking about was how much money we were about to shell out in preparation for Warrant Officer Basic Course or WOBC (pronounced Wo-Bic) and what it would entail. Logan did […]

warrant officer appointment ceremony

It’s been pretty evident to me that more people read my blog and comment on my posts when I’m talking about Logan, so get excited people, this entire post is all about him! And what wife doesn’t like doting on her husband? On September 1st, Logan was promoted to Gunnery Sergeant. Just a few short […]

Being married to a military man for 6 years now, I have endured my fair share of moves. We are currently underway with our fifth move, or PCS (permanent change of station), so I’d like to consider myself somewhat of an expert. Two of the moves I did without help from anyone. Whew! Just talking […]

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