You Know You’re a Military Spouse When…

Social Sonnets:

Proud wife of Marine, all these ring true! (optional)

Originally posted on Branching Out:

sunset-on-baseMilitary life is a funny thing. Nothing ever seems to stay the same, but somehow, we embrace change as our “normal.” Finding civilian friends who understand your “normal” is another funny, yet rare thing – much like a unicorn. We know they’re out there, and when we find one, it’s magical. While not all of our civilian friends understand military life, there’s always a military spouse out there who can relate to the exact place you’re at in your life.

In honor of your “normal,” here are a few of the funnier ways you know you’re a military spouse:

  • You have enjoyed a beautiful sunset on your installation, complete with barbed wire fences in the view.
  • The majority of your laundry consists of camouflage, green shirts, and brown socks. If you’re Navy or Coast Guard, it’s blue shirts and black socks.
  • You can pack and unpack a house within a couple…

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One Response to You Know You’re a Military Spouse When…

  1. My husband was CH-46 pilot so we would refer to our spouses with their call sign, and I was Mrs. “Precious”, LOL

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