Another milestone in his military career

26 February 2010


Today my best friend and love of my life graduates his AIT class.

It’s bittersweet for me really. We have been together for 5 and a half years while we have been friends for 6 years. During those 6 years I have missed every single major thing in his career. I missed when he left on deployment and came back (in my defense he was trying to date me, I wanted nothing to do with him, and it wasn’t supposed to evolve into a relationship); I missed when he graduated A school as an MA (Master at Arms in the Navy; in plain English “cop”) because I was 38 weeks pregnant with Monkey in San Diego and he was at Lackland AFB. I missed his promotion; that was at A school as well. I missed him swearing into the Army; I was working and couldn’t get the day off to drive to MEPS that was 4.5 hours away. I missed him graduating the Army’s WTC (Warrior Transition Course); because it was on December 16th and he was coming home the next day for Christmas Exodus so with it being so close to Christmas we decided I’d stay home with the kids and use the money on presents. And now here we are at AIT, he’s there and I’m here. We just couldn’t swing it since the Army messed up the pay in January by counting him AWOL (absent without leave) while he was there in class. I just love how they are quick to yank that money away but will move slower than a turtle in molasses to give it back.

A part is jealous that his aunt and uncle will be there to witness it but I have to remind myself of the bigger picture. Getting the kids and myself to him as fast as possible and putting this family back together again. If I miss another moment in his career I am going to keel over and push the daisies up. He tells me all the time it’s okay, he understands; but I worry that he doesn’t feel a bit let down when other wives and family are there. All I can do is constantly remind him how proud I am, how much I love him, and how fast I’m working on us getting to him. 




17 Voices:

Noel said...

I completely understand missing all the important moments. But someone once told me something that transfers to your situation as well:

It's not that you're at all those little important things that matters, is that you're still around when he gets HOME from them that does. ♥

Can his Aunt and Uncle perhaps video the ceremony?

Chelle said...

That is such an awesome way to look at it. It takes me a day or two to find a different positive angle, I will be adopting that point of view though into my life. I like it and can't believe I've never thought of it before.

I don't know about his Aunt & Uncle, I'm sure he'll buy the dvd before he leaves there. It's more just a tiny temper tantrum for not getting everything my way. One of these days I'll

CaneWife said...

I'm sorry you won't be able to attend the ceremony, but your first commentator is spot on.

Congratulations to him!

Stacy said...

Congratulations to you and your hubby on his big day! You may have missed 6 moments with him, but think of all the moments that you will have to share with him for the rest of your lives. Stay strong!

Sarah Beth said...

Congrats - and thanks - to your hubby! And to you for supporting him!

Anonymous said...

travel precautions aruba http://greatadventures.in/tour/chauffeured-tour-london corporate air travel agencies
[url=http://greatadventures.in/airline/last-minute-airline-secials]columbus travel utah[/url] air miles travel the world [url=http://greatadventures.in/travel/road-travel-conditions]road travel conditions[/url]
mission critical status government travel card http://greatadventures.in/hotel/london-new-york-hotel
[url=http://greatadventures.in/flight/peter-pans-flight-information]travel agency reviews[/url] alaskan ways of folk travel [url=http://greatadventures.in/map/population-map-of-guatemala]population map of guatemala[/url]
travel forums france http://greatadventures.in/car-rental/alamo-vanguard-car-rental curacao travel [url=http://greatadventures.in/tour/emmylou-harris-tour]emmylou harris tour[/url]

Anonymous said...

nubuck shoes http://topcitystyle.com/a-m-n-madness-national-jeans-decorated-with--item2503.html designer of prada [url=http://topcitystyle.com/cream-shirts-color68.html]union bay clothes[/url] laurence drozd binghamton
http://topcitystyle.com/polo-ralph-lauren-long-sleeve-shirt-for-men--item2259.html petit womens clothes [url=http://topcitystyle.com/black-v-neck-color2.html]spray paint shoes[/url]

Anonymous said...

conklin fashions http://topcitystyle.com/vae-victis-polo-shirts-brand47.html dc shoes icons [url=http://topcitystyle.com/?action=products&product_id=2332]mike majic shoes racing[/url] fashion in europe
http://topcitystyle.com/pink-white-on-sale-color80.html web designer baltimore [url=http://topcitystyle.com/d-amp-g-jean-jacket-for-women-dark-blue-item2230.html]nar shoes[/url]

Anonymous said...

automobile club of new york http://carautonews.in/chevrolet/jack-evans-chevrolet how to install a thermostat in a1997 dodge dakota
[url=http://carautonews.in/fiat/fiat-500-oro]dongfeng automobile market share of car sales china[/url] mercedes w114 euro headlights [url=http://carautonews.in/bikes/american-made-road-bikes]american made road bikes[/url]
oregon law auto windshield http://carautonews.in/citroen/citroen-cd-changer-interface
[url=http://carautonews.in/auto-net/calumet-city-auto-salvage]primus auto loan[/url] mercedes e430 2007 new [url=http://carautonews.in/aprilia/aprilia-scooter-dealers-in-uk]aprilia scooter dealers in uk[/url]
new jersey automobile tires http://carautonews.in/eagle/giant-eagle-braddock-hills-pa
[url=http://carautonews.in/auto-info/auto-insulation]double murder automobile north carolina[/url] c class mercedes 2008 [url=http://carautonews.in/auto/laptop-auto-air-power-adapters]laptop auto air power adapters[/url]

Anonymous said...

adult footed pajamas patterns http://pornrapidshare.in/for-teens/thanksgiving-science-projects-for-teens
[url=http://pornrapidshare.in/uniform/bmeu-tech-postal-uniform-vendor]novilties adult[/url] online games with hentai tentacle rape [url=http://pornrapidshare.in/teen-model/teen-popular-hair-cuts]teen popular hair cuts[/url]
the pediatric group and adult care http://pornrapidshare.in/small-tits/gigantic-tits-free
[url=http://pornrapidshare.in/vagina/pimple-in-vagina]dildo show[/url] jody summer hentai [url=http://pornrapidshare.in/vagina/custom-make-fake-vagina]custom make fake vagina[/url]
narutoxxx hentai http://pornrapidshare.in/free-xxx/fucking-on-beach-xxx
[url=http://pornrapidshare.in/modelos-teen/fast-teen-weight-loss]incest rape hardcore hentai pictures[/url] pee hentai [url=http://pornrapidshare.in/teen-love/pome-for-a-teen-age-boy]pome for a teen age boy[/url]
sonioc hentai http://pornrapidshare.in/small-tits/raven-symone-tits
[url=http://pornrapidshare.in/teen-city/fuck-milf-teen-slut]listen dildo sex[/url] free lesbian porn videos [url=http://pornrapidshare.in/best-xxx/torrent-hd-xxx]torrent hd xxx[/url]

Anonymous said...

cheap insurance travel vermont http://xwa.in/tourist/romania-tourist boat travel groups yukon
[url=http://xwa.in/motel/motel-on-emmons]amarillo air travel deals[/url] student travel washington d c [url=http://xwa.in/tour/ozzy-rob-zombie-tour]ozzy rob zombie tour[/url]
nextag travel trifrom sgn to bna http://xwa.in/airport/bus-service-san-jose-airport
[url=http://xwa.in/tourist/new-orleans-tourist]safe travel planning[/url] hawaii travel tour [url=http://xwa.in/motel/motel-accomodation-brisbane]motel accomodation brisbane[/url]
yoga travel mat http://xwa.in/tour/john-fogerty-tour new zealand travel highlights [url=http://xwa.in/flight/flight-in-flow-control]flight in flow control[/url]

Anonymous said...

discount designer http://luxefashion.us/jackets-amp-sweatshirts-dolce-amp-gabbana-category10.html spray paint my shoes [url=http://luxefashion.us/s-casual-fall-spring-size10.html]keen clearance shoes[/url] quicksilver clothes
http://luxefashion.us/beige-sweaters-color5.html designer bedroom colors [url=http://luxefashion.us/energie-one-ply-windbreaker-jackets-brand65.html]chanel eyewear[/url]

Anonymous said...

what are the five categories of drugs [url=http://usadrugstoretoday.com/products/estrace.htm]estrace[/url] pleasanton dental makeover http://usadrugstoretoday.com/products/femcare.htm
priory medical cetre [url=http://usadrugstoretoday.com/products/calcium-carbonate.htm]calcium carbonate[/url] breast cancer awareness baked goods [url=http://usadrugstoretoday.com/products/pletal.htm ]st vincent medical center in ct [/url] penis bible
freeones penis torture [url=http://usadrugstoretoday.com/products/nizoral.htm]nizoral[/url] spring tea parties in idaho http://usadrugstoretoday.com/products/clonidine.htm
medical image viewer [url=http://usadrugstoretoday.com/products/avandia.htm]avandia[/url] heart attack before angioplasty [url=http://usadrugstoretoday.com/products/plavix.htm ]u of l dental school clinic [/url] blood glucose normal range

Anonymous said...

trump blackjack games http://xwn.in/jackpot_recent-las-vegas-jackpot-winners foxwoods casino ct
[url=http://xwn.in/jackpot_hotels-in-jackpot-nv]casinos in pahrump[/url] slingo casino games [url=http://xwn.in/bingo_pictures-of-bingo-balls]pictures of bingo balls[/url]
football betting fixture and stats http://xwn.in/lottery_yahoo-lottery-headquaters-contact-number
[url=http://xwn.in/gambling-online_gambling-shops-in-uk]blackjack phone media manager[/url] how many quick picks win the ca state lottery [url=http://xwn.in/bingo_triana-illegal-gaming-bust-alabama-charity-bingo]triana illegal gaming bust alabama charity bingo[/url]
the joker by steve miller http://xwn.in/baccarat_baccarat-no-download-required us players casinos [url=http://xwn.in/blackjack_samsung-blackjack-chime-while-charging]samsung blackjack chime while charging[/url]

Anonymous said...

air force clothes http://www.thefashionhouse.us/women-bags-type3.html joan and david shoes [url=http://www.thefashionhouse.us/golden-women-s-tops-color237.html]hot girls taking off their clothes[/url] minnetonka shoes in nyc
http://www.thefashionhouse.us/pink-grey-shoes-color220.html fashion knitting [url=http://www.thefashionhouse.us/on-sale-round-neck-type2.html]calvin klein bedding[/url]

Anonymous said...

joker big brother 8 http://lwv.in/baccarat/baccarat-hotel-a-anguilla tupelo miss gambling
[url=http://lwv.in/slots/free-wheel-of-fortune-slots]off track betting in chambersburg pa[/url] cancer lottery [url=http://lwv.in/jokers/silk-jokers-milwaukee]silk jokers milwaukee[/url]
carolina lottery pick three http://lwv.in/lottery/new-hampshire-lottery-numbers
[url=http://lwv.in/betting/lewiston-maine-betting]lottery spells[/url] betting lines superbowl [url=http://lwv.in/slots/snow-bunny-slots]snow bunny slots[/url]
prarie nights casino and lodge http://lwv.in/keno/keno-internet-casino-game-gambling on line casino games [url=http://lwv.in/poker-online/buy-cheap-poker-dice]buy cheap poker dice[/url]

Anonymous said...

sample sex movie clips [url=http://moviestrawberry.com/films/film_nothing_like_the_holidays/]nothing like the holidays[/url] movie theme clips http://moviestrawberry.com/films/film_backwoods/ movie tombstone
free xxx online movie interratial [url=http://moviestrawberry.com/films/film_notting_hill/]notting hill[/url] free home movie yuyutube http://moviestrawberry.com/films/film_goodbye_solo/ happyfeet movie online
birmingham dollar movie theater [url=http://moviestrawberry.com/films/film_dollhouse/]dollhouse[/url] boring monologue movie
movie gun replicas [url=http://moviestrawberry.com/films/film_jui_kuen_ii/]jui kuen ii[/url] movie quote wav big trouble in little china http://moviestrawberry.com/films/film_flicker/ summer lovers movie location
gone fishing movie [url=http://moviestrawberry.com/films/film_something_s_gotta_give/]something s gotta give[/url] nipple suck movie http://moviestrawberry.com/hqmoviesbyyear/year_2007_high-quality-movies/?page=11 nude movie weblog

LinkWithin

Related Posts with Thumbnails