The Logistics of an Army Life

An Apology to Washington

I apologize, Washington. You aren’t a completely hopeless state; you do have one thing going for you: Pumpkin patches. I don’t think I appreciated the pumpkin patches near Fort Lewis … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Give Her a Badge. And a Sash.

“Mommy, remember when we moved?” “Yes, E.” “We went to Georgia and then we came to Virginia.” “That’s right.” “And then we’re going to Kansas.” “But not for awhile.” “Yeah. … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · Leave a comment


October is birthday month in this house (for the girls, not the grown-ups), and for the first time in 4 years, we are going to be going all out. This … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

We Have Orders!

Now that it is official, S has actual orders (rather than just an RFO), and there less chance (but still a chance, however slight) that it will change, I feel … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

The List: Pared Down

This morning was S’s (and my) meeting with his branch manager (although, they are calling themselves something new. Assignment coordinator?) I was able to go and sit down with them, … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

The List

I was just giving up any hope of having the list before the branch managers arrived on Monday when it was finally sent out this evening. S was at the … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Plateaus of Army Life

We’ve officially started the downward slope of our time here at Fort Lee for the Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course. We have less than 3 months left and we still–still–haven’t even … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

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