Legacy Essays — Military Family

Military Spouse and mother to special needs military child, understanding the power of words

The Power of Words

Written by Elizabeth Fought Time rolled by slowly. I busied myself playing with our 1-year-old, trying to not let worry cloud my mind while keeping a nervous eye on the clock. The waiting room bega...
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A military family is preparing for a military move, father holds his daughter.

Between Worlds

Written by Lindsay Swoboda | Photography by Annie Louise Wilkins     My husband Ryan and I stood in Walmart, judging the size and price of strollers.   “This is ridiculous,” I said, wiping my bro...
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Military Family relocated to Hawaii looking to find a sense of home after a Military Move

Paddling Toward Home

Written By Elizabeth Bosse | Photography by Annie Louise Wilkins    “Hey,” she says, showing him her phone. “This place just posted stand-up paddle boards for sale in Haleiwa.”  He looks at her wit...
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Military Spouse Writer and Mother shares a moment with her military child.

Bare Branches

 Written by Jessica Fountain | Photography by Ryan Swoboda The boy looks up at the trees pointing to one with bare twigs, “that tree is dead, right mama?” She follows his finger and finds the misf...
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