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3catwoman3

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7. My husband, an Air Force Academy grad, was in for...
Mon Dec 12, 2022, 10:17 PM
Dec 2022

…21 years, as a pilot. His son from his first marriage also spent a full career in the AF in law enforcement and security, and his wife was in as a nurse.

My dad and his older brother both served during WWII. My dad was in the Army and my uncle was in the Navy.

Their paternal grandfather was in the Union Army during the Civil War. I have several letters that he wrote to his mother during his enlistment.

I was in the Air Force nurse corp as a pediatric nurse practitioner - 4 years active duty, and 8 years a a reservist.

My husband and I met in Japan. We were next door neighbors in the BOQ - Bachelor Officers’ Quarters.

DU military families [View all] DashOneBravo Dec 2022 OP
Your question isn't clear. DoBotherMe Dec 2022 #1
Sorry I'll rephrase it DashOneBravo Dec 2022 #3
I'm retired US Army, 20+ years. James48 Dec 2022 #2
Service Nanuke Dec 2022 #4
My son, 21 years service, RET. Navy Chief...comment regarding this story.. asiliveandbreathe Dec 2022 #5
My Dad, his brother and a few cousins. MLAA Dec 2022 #6
My husband, an Air Force Academy grad, was in for... 3catwoman3 Dec 2022 #7
Great, Great Grandfather Union Army Civil War, Mom & Dad WW2, Brother Vietnam. Fla Dem Dec 2022 #8
Both my grandfathers were in France during WW I, and both came back alive. LudwigPastorius Dec 2022 #9
Mine sarge43 Dec 2022 #10
I am the first and only. Dysfunctional Dec 2022 #11
Uncle, Korea; Father, Army, Europe WWII; Uncle, Coast Guard WWII appalachiablue Dec 2022 #12
my dad and I served in USAF Skittles Dec 2022 #13
Thanks everyone DashOneBravo Dec 2022 #14
Nice to see so many women. Corgigal Dec 2022 #15
Me: US Army, 1986-1993. Aristus Dec 2022 #16
My father and an uncle in WWII. wnylib Dec 2022 #17
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