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We purchased our first house on acreage and out of the big city, and began building our life together knowing that this finally might be the start of a little stability, for a while at least. During our first year here, my husband was away more than he was actually home (I counted the days and hours for him just to make a point.
Crazy, I know.) Short TDYs, long TDYs, 24 to 72 hour shifts, not to mention his "normal" schedule: 10 to 12 hour work days almost every day.
Having been through a loving, long-distance relationship in the past and not surviving it, I knew that if I truly loved my current partner, I would need to take the ,000-a-year pay cut to keep our relationship strong and stay close to him.I was unsure about our relationship, the military life and what would become of us in the future. " This single-event was the only sign I needed to cure all my worries about our future. ) Wichita Falls, Texas for a pair of training courses.But in the last couple of weeks of my stay Down Under, Boyfriend showed up at my host's front doorstep, got down on one knee and proposed. Almost two years later, we PCSed to Klamath Falls, Oregon and then, eight months later, to our current station and his hiring squadron.Any relationship between Soldiers of different ranks, which is too personal in nature, will cause problems in a unit -- it's simply a matter of time.This is why the Army expressly prohibits relationships that meet any of the five criteria.