From the Mailbag

An Army wife sends in this question:I wanted to ask you about something, looking for a bit of advice. I think my husband might be suffering from PTSD and I'm not sure what to do. I've looked up the … [Read more...]


Month of the Military Child

April is designated as the Month of the Military Child. Many exciting activities and events will be taking place for military children during the month of April.  … [Read more...]


Items of Interest

Mark your calendars! First, for you Ft. Hood spouses, you may already know about the "Salute to our Heroes" event that will take place at Ft. Hood on April 11. The event is not open to the … [Read more...]


Did You Know?

Noteworthy items from this week's Military Report. Air Force Looks at Child Care Allergy Risks Related Iraq Service America's Vet Dogs Army Emergency Relief Offers Support Blood Program Changes Policy … [Read more...]


Like a “Retired” Jersey

My husband went into the field last week, and he was instructed to bring an old set of BDUs or DCUs to wear for some part of the training. Uh oh.  Remember this? We don't have extra BDUs and … [Read more...]


It All Started in Texas

You know, I'm going to have to say that a good number of military stories start this way, "Well, we were stationed in Texas..."  Because we have all been.  Or will be.  Trust … [Read more...]


The Post I Ignored for Sixteen Months

This is one of those posts that I've put off writing for many, many months. It's a post which will garner a lot of discussion through comments and email, or very little. It's also one of those posts … [Read more...]


Love Never Loses Its Way Home…

After receiving  a few e-mail in response to a post on my personal blog encouraging me to post here, I will oblige. I suppose the news broke faster in my area because this soldier's parents live … [Read more...]


A new milspouse friend

I work in a place that has over 200 employees and multiple departments.  The other day I had a chance meeting with a milspouse.  She works in a different department and we "met at the … [Read more...]


“Live Intentionally”

Burned out? Stressed out? Feeling overwhelmend? Ready to pull your hair out? Yeah, we've all been there. I just finished listening to our recent show with Ellen Miller, and boy does she know how to … [Read more...]


It’s Friday Night

And I just saw a great music video...it made me think of you all. Who doesn't love Bruce Springsteen?  And just wondering...would you all like to have a Friday Free for All with links to great … [Read more...]


Same As It Ever Was

This past week, my son deployed.  Lancelot and I went down to the base to see him off.  This particular base is one I have lived at for two assignments and a total of 7 years.  Ahhh, … [Read more...]


Feel Good Friday!

Looking for an inspiring story or two to perk up your Friday? Then THIS is the post for you! … [Read more...]


SpouseBUZZ Fit Club: Report In!

Okay, this last week will not help my thighs any.  On Easter Sunday I threw caution to the wind and ate whatever I felt like.  Yes, that means marshmallow brownies.  And egg … [Read more...]


Hey! You! New around here?

Every so often, we learn of a new wave of folks that have found SpouseBUZZ and are making those first, tentative steps into our corner of the blogosphere.  You've been around probably and seen … [Read more...]


Hangin’ With the Big Dogs

Yesterday, Homefront Six talked with Secretary of the Army, Pete Geren. It was an interesting conversation in which Secretary Geren addressed many home front issues. For you Guard spouses, he touched … [Read more...]


Now THAT’s What I Call Making an Entrance….

The funniest PCS story I've ever heard didn't come from a military family, it came from a Department of the Army civilian contractor who my husband once worked with. My husband and I recall the story … [Read more...]


Advice from the Trenches

When taking a roiling horde of children to get passports done, be sure to take some kind of calming medication.  Valium might work.  Or large quantities of wine. For you, or for the … [Read more...]