And the hundreds of thousands of other military spouses who stand by their loved ones as they fight, move bases, and take part in an unusual culture. By army wife Bethanne Patrick.
Bethanne Patrick is a writer and editor focusing on books and culture. Her work has appeared in AARP, O The Oprah Magazine, and The Washington Post. Her husband is a retired military attorney who now works for the Department of the Army. She lives in Arlington, Virginia.