Second Lieutenant DH!

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by chickensducks&agoose, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. DH is getting his commission. sort of a mixed bag of feelings, as this means he's reenlisting for another 4 years, and it means his job search will be even harder, but on the blessing side, it is something he's been working towards for a long time, and if he can find a job, it will mean more money for the family. He just came back from a deployment for a year, that was actually a pay cut... so, put us in your prayers, and hope that it all goes well!!!

  2. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    Congratulations to your family and prayers too.
  3. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

    Feb 8, 2009
    Prayers for you! Hubby has been going back and forth on crossing over to officer, we're enlisted right now. I just don't know if I could handle everything that comes with it! It takes a truly strong woman, with me in vet school full-time for the next almost 5 years and two kids the thought of him deploying scares me half to death! Congrats on the great acchomplishment though!!!
  4. turney31

    turney31 Songster

    Sep 14, 2008
    palestine texas
    Prayers and congratulations!

  5. Awesome and a huge congratulations to all of you!! [​IMG]

    My DD just put in her Warrant Officer packet. Like you, as proud of her as I am, I know that it means another 4 years and possibly another deployment. She is a Reserve soldier as well...but at least being a WO will HELP her in her civilian job since she is an signal Intel analyst.
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
  7. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Crowing

    Jan 12, 2010
    Thank you for his service, and best of luck to both of you!

  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Thank you for his service and congrats!!
  9. Thanks guys, the ceremony went well, and he's told the kids that they can call him 'Sir'... they decided they'd rather call him 'Dad' instead. He's feeling both proud and just kind of tired, it's been a lot, a LOT of work, and this promotion has sealed him in with the national guard for the forseeable future, effectively narrowing his choices for the future, but at the same time, promising some level of stability. he can count on one weekend a month, 2 weeks a year for the next 4 years, which is nice. I'm proud of him, and also a bit nervous about what the future will bring. I don't think i can handle another deployment... at least not anytime soon. He's only been home for a month....

  10. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Congratulations to your husband, and [​IMG] to you!

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