Spouse of AT1 Andrew Huffman
VFA 37, Ragin Bulls, Naval Air Station Oceana
Amber advises military spouses to "be flexible - the military is very unpredictable. Embrace the lifestyle, enjoy the opportunity to travel, make new/long lasting friendships. Love unconditionally and always have open communication".
Spouse of Captain Matthew Burdett CASCOM
Jessica says that the best way to support other military families is to educate them on the resources that are available to them. She advises that finding your "village" or small group of other spouses that you can rely on for anything and vice versa is critical to "keeping it all together".
Spouse of ITCS (SW/IDW) Christopher J. Debus, USS The Sullivans (DDG 68), Naval Station Mayport
"I have learned that to get the most out of the journey, you have to allow others in. Be flexible. Take time to laugh, even at yourself. Your are stronger than you realize."