2011-12-06 / Family & Friends
‘Volunteer’ is not what it seems
Shore Duty A wife’s perspective on life in the military
I am committed to making sure this column does not become a yearlong rant about the ups and downs of having my husband deployed, but reactions to my Occupy column bring up common military spouse conundrums: Do military families think they are owed something because of their sacrifices? And can you even call it a “sacrifice” when my husband is paid for his job?