Open Hearts, Open Arms, and Open Minds

Open Hearts, Open Arms, and Open Minds

A young little girl named Charlotte, with butterfly wings and a princess dress had taken it upon herself to welcome us into the court. She politely introduced herself and held her hand out in a way that only the most regal queen can do, and said “Follow me.” I was...
The Military Spouse and Their Many Hats

The Military Spouse and Their Many Hats

In the military, hats (excuse me… covers) are a big freaking deal — at least in the Navy. They signify branch, rank, status, membership. These hats, and the honor and recognition that go with them, are something Sailors strive to earn; basic training ends with...
AMPA Statement on Resignation of Defense Secretary Hagel

AMPA Statement on Resignation of Defense Secretary Hagel

11/24/2014 WASHINGTON – Today, the American Military Partner Association, the nation’s largest organization for the partners, spouses, and families of America’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) service members and veterans, issued the following statement...