Benjamin & Michael

Benjamin & Michael

AMPA is turning our Modern Military Family spotlight to the blooming love of Benjamin and Michael. Michael Settle, a Second Lieutenant in the US Army, is from Mays Landing, New Jersey, and his husband Benjamin Gemme is from Auburn, Massachusetts. While Michael is...
Jovan & Shauntel

Jovan & Shauntel

Originally from Portsmouth, VA, and New London, CT, respectively, Jovan and Shauntel met through a combination of family and friends back in December 2009 and have been together ever since.  Married for a little over two months, they admit that they have been “glued...
Eric & David

Eric & David

Perfect timing in introductions doesn’t always happen for many of our AMPA couples, but this couple is an example of how love can blossom more openly after “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT).  Eric and David met while they were both stationed in...
Brittney & Jacklyn

Brittney & Jacklyn

Brittney and Jacklyn (Who goes by “Jai”) met back in 2008, in Ft. Lee, VA, when they were in the same MOS (92m) and the same unit (54 QM Co.), but friendship was the first to bloom between them for a little while. They have known each other for five years, and been...
Kyle & Noel

Kyle & Noel

Noel and Kyle met in Cincinnati, Ohio, and have been together for five years. Kyle grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and Noel is from Walnut Creek, California. Currently living in Columbus, Ohio, the two have been through one deployment together.  Kyle is a CW3 with the...
Elizabeth & Sarah

Elizabeth & Sarah

Liz and Sarah met at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, while sitting next to one another in sorority meetings. Having the same first letter in their last names paired these two up quite easily while lining up for classes, and love paired them up for over 6...