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Molinari is an ‘accidental regular at the commissary’

Molinari is an ‘accidental regular at the commissary’

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The day after my honeymoon 25 years ago, I moved into my Navy husband’s apartment in Alexandria, Virginia. He carted me around to get a military ID, submit Tricare forms, and obtain base pass stickers for my car, so I’d be an official, card-carrying military spouse.

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The microwave becomes a problem for the Molinaris

The microwave becomes a problem for the Molinaris

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

It was an ordinary morning. Or so we thought. The dog was napping in the kitchen corner, my son was making a sandwich, and I was folding laundry. But this day would live in infamy.

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USARPAC’s Key Spouse of 2018 is part of 196th Infantry Brigade family

USARPAC’s Key Spouse of 2018 is part of 196th Infantry Brigade family

| September 7, 2018 | 1 Comment

A devoted spouse and mother of three, Kelly Lynn Norris has been named U.S. Army Pacific’s Key Spouse of 2018.

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Conversations can go up and down in any marriage

Conversations can go up and down in any marriage

| March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

One ordinary weeknight, several years ago, my husband, Francis, and I were lingering at the dinner table after the kids had been excused.

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The real truth about New Year’s Eve

The real truth about New Year’s Eve

| December 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

During my youth, my best offer on many New Year’s eves was babysitting.

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Intensive program for veterans helps families, too

Intensive program for veterans helps families, too

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Home Base is a veteran and family care program founded in 2009 by the Boston Red Sox and Massachusetts General Hospital. It is one of four such facilities at academic medical centers – the others are Rush in Chicago, Emory in Atlanta, and UCLA in Los Angeles.

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Hey Mom, tricks (and treats) are for kids

Hey Mom, tricks (and treats) are for kids

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lisa Smith Molinari reminisces about taking her son trick-or-treating when he was 2 years old.

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Spouse shares a tale for those left behind

Spouse shares a tale for those left behind

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Their eyes were locked on me, reading my every thought, prying at my secrets, peering uninvited into my soul.

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My boy’s been back in town

My boy’s been back in town

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

There is a room in our creaky old base house that we try to avoid.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Let’s honor our military with a show of respect

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Let’s honor our military with a show of respect

| November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Veterans Day, open your eyes to fellow military members in your community. Share stories, show respect and lend a helping hand.

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