Eyes of a Marine

Eyes of a Marine

"Pain is weakness leaving the body." I see this phrase often, especially when it comes to the Marine Corps. My husband is an epitome of this as he always puts on the toughest emotions. As his wife, sometimes he can be very hard to read as he is very reserved, but when he is home, [...]

The Protector

The Protector

"Your siblings are the only people in the world who know what it’s like to have been brought up the way you were. So the greatest gift our parents gave us was each other." My sister in law is one of the most reserved people I know, none the less, her love and loyalty for [...]

Father and Son

Father and Son

"A dad can raise a son, but it takes a true father to make his son into a good man." My father in law is a true father indeed, his unconditional love and continued support is what makes my husband strong just like him. As I interviewed my father in law, I can already hear [...]

A Mother’s Love

A Mother’s Love

As much as we want to believe that we are the only ones that have a hard time adapting to the military lifestyle, there are some other important people that are too. It is the families that also experience a very emotional ride. Some of them have been use to having their Marines in their [...]

Aftermath Terminology

Aftermath Terminology

Hi everyone! Hope you all are having a wonderful day so far. With coronavirus happening everywhere in the world, let's take a break to learn some military terminology used after Bootcamp. So for those that are new, there are quite a few words you should learn so that if your recruit/Marine ever uses them, you [...]

Letters

Letters

Ladies, or gents, I have to say, the military life is tough. If you’re not in it for the long haul, you are wasting the service members’ time. Don’t be the asshole that does that. There’s nothing more awful than receiving a Dear John letter (you know, the letters where the service member finds out [...]

Off to Bootcamp

Off to Bootcamp

Hello everyone! I wanted to say first and foremost, thank you so much for the love on the first post. I was very nervous, but with the encouragement of all the amazing people in my life, I decided to take the leap. I wanted to first start my journey sharing with you guys the beginning [...]