• February 20, 2017

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Texas winter weather just too nice for Army training

I’m sure if you’ve spent more than a minute in the Army you’ve heard the saying, “If it’s not raining, we’re not training.”

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Wednesday 02/08/2017
Saying farewell and thank you for opportunity
Posted: February 08, 2017

As my husband and I prepare to leave the area, well past our “expiration date,” I decided that my last column would be an excerpt from my farewell reception speech.

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Wednesday 02/01/2017
Mattis: 'most interesting Marine' in the world
Posted: February 01, 2017

Most days I enjoy scrolling through my Facebook feed, because somewhere buried within the political posts from far left and far right — and everything in between — is usually buried a gem of a meme.

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Moving can be difficult when selling your home
Posted: February 01, 2017

Selling a house you made into a home is an emotional process.

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Wednesday 01/25/2017
In the military community, love often transcends normal bounds
Posted: January 25, 2017

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s easy to get caught up in glitter and rose petals, or perhaps in lamentations about being single.

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Childhood is even shorter for the parents
Posted: January 25, 2017

I spent time with my daughter and her family recently and, as she prepares to leave her 20’s behind, I marvel at the woman, mother and wife she has become.

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Soldiers must steer clear of political protests
Posted: January 25, 2017

On Friday, I had the pleasure of watching our 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment represent us in the inaugural parade.

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Wednesday 01/18/2017
The inaugural parade should be joy to watch
Posted: January 18, 2017

Parades are exciting. And when some of your own are out there representing you, it’s even more exciting.

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Living without social media is a unique experience
Posted: January 18, 2017

Eighteen days.

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