7 Reasons Why The MilSpouse Community Rocks

(Photo: U.S. Air Force, Senior Airman Jaeda Tookes)

In honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day, we asked readers to share what makes our community so special. Here’s what you had to say:

Fast Friends

“They understand, and become close friends really fast. Like: Nice to meet you, can I use you as an emergency contact, and what are you doing for Thanksgiving? Fast!” – Michelle Hutcheson-Tipton

Super Parents

“The ability to be both mom and dad whenever you have to. Doing it on your own is sometimes extremely hard.” – Nancy O’Daniel

Home Away From Home

“They become your tribe when you live so far away from family.” – CeLyna Avila Chichester

A Strong Global Community…

“The diversity of friendships. Military life attracts all walks of life. I love meeting new friends from all over the world with different backgrounds from my own.” – Mary Afton-Tarr

…And A Digital One

“The amazing support even when you are a little isolated as a Guard spouse – the online community is so awesome!!” – Christine Raffaele

Making Miracles Happen

“I love how we rally when something goes down. We can make miracles happen and things get done fast!” – Judy Davis

We Support Each Other

“There seems to always be someone willing to take a chance with another spouse’s business, blog, or friendship. We give of ourselves in the best ways!” – MilKids Ed


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One Reply to “7 Reasons Why The MilSpouse Community Rocks”

  1. Disney World does not offer its Military Discounts to Purple Heart Vets who are not fully retired or are still active.They claim that it’s Military discounts are set by a contract they have with congress.

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