MilSpouseFest spoke with Erica Brophy about the loss of the love of her life and the grieving process that turned into a project to help fellow Gold Star Families—those whose loved ones died serving their country.
“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” -George S. Patton. Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May each year. For a lot of the American population, this day has become the day that kicks off the summer season of […]
What happens when there is a knock at the Door? I met Luc in the summer when his brother invited us to travel with them to Norway. His brother was planning an amazing kayaking trip and we decided to take up the offer to see the world in a way we would likely never again […]
I have always been aware of the true meaning of Memorial Day. Sure, it marks the beginning of the summer season, but also, so much more. Once I became a military spouse, and then my husband left for his first deployment, Memorial Day became even more. As military spouses, most of us know someone whose […]
Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. Memorial Day was first observed as Decoration Day on May 30, 1868. This year, Memorial Day is on May 25. Memorial Day is a day that many families will observe and honor military personnel who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their […]