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Military Wife

My Life As A Military Wife

atwar.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 05.22.2013 | Weddings

When I graduated from college, I planned on being the next Diane Sawyer. My hubris took me to a small television station down south where I was a gene...

On Veteran's Day, I Remember Being a Military Wife

Lea Lane | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Lea Lane

Night after night, the television screen would show horrible skirmishes, bombings, killings and mayhem. I would never know if my husband was safe until the next day passed and I had heard nothing.

Fourth

Amalie Flynn | Posted 09.03.2012 | Arts
Amalie Flynn

Today is the Fourth of July and I am thinking about war. There will be barbeques. There will be parades. There will be fireworks. But I am a military wife, and today is the Fourth of July, and I am thinking about war.

WATCH: Military Dad Brings Home Big 'Present'

Posted 11.25.2011 | Impact

A military wife promised her son and daughter a present the "size of a fridge" if they behaved for a week. She certainly delivered. The mom led he...

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': The Unbearable Absence of Smelling

Rebekah Sanderlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebekah Sanderlin

"It's your last chance to smell him," my friend told me, and my heart broke for her and for all the others who have had the loves of their lives replaced with folded flags.