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Category: Married to the Olive Green

Pangs of Separation #AtoZChallenge

“Thank God, you have a job. You would be able to deal with living apart from him”, they said. True. It’s been ten months that he has been posted out and because of the nature of my work, I am trying to deal with the obvious facts and fears. Does …

And we Roam…. #AtoZChallenge

In the Army, one thing is constant- the tenures every two years! As they say, change is the only thing constant. We can either make a real hullabaloo of it or embrace it gracefully. It is in fact, fun and the excitement is infectious. We at the Army are trained to …

From Quarters to a Home #AtoZChallenge

Getting an Army accommodation in a station is by sheer luck. You may get it in a week’s time or in nine months’. You may have to live in a temporary quarters till then and literally live in and out of the military boxes, neck deep in bubble wrap & …

Partiiiiiiiiieeeeeeeeeessss #AtoZChallenge

Given an option between going out and being at home, I would rather choose to curl up with a book and a mug of coffee. But there are days when I love to wear my nine-inch heels, flaunt that little black dress and pretend to like people and their company. …

Offr’s Mess #AtoZChallenge

Did you mistake by offers mess? Na, it is called Officer’s Mess. Officer’s Mess stands tall in the traditions of our Armed Forces. It is a wonderful institute that houses all the major historical events of the Regiment. It possesses mostly the marks of the great achievements by showcasing the …

Nail it! The NDA Visit! #AtoZChallenge

Ever since I stepped in to a military school, I have been hearing about NDA. I became so obsessive with it that a visit to NDA had found its place on to my bucket list. So, when my husband asked me if I would love to watch the Passing Out …

Must-Haves in an Army Wife’s Wardrobe #AtoZChallenge

Few things in an Army Wife’s wardrobe is integral and imperative. It is definitely, not a Gucci handbag or MAC lipstick or a Dorothy Perkins dress. These are some essentials that would help you survive the theme parties, the official parties, the ‘whatever’ parties or the unexpected guests at home. …

Ladies Meet #AtoZChallenge

Ladies Meet as the name suggests is an official meeting of Officers’ wives. In earlier days, with no telephone and no other means of frequent interactions, the ladies often felt left out, especially with their husbands away guarding the frontiers. Such meets thus became a means of solace and comfort and …

Know your Heroes #AtoZChallenge

Go to an Army station and you will be welcomed by many heroic quotes by the brave men who guards our frontiers. Never once have I not experienced a tinge of sadness and pain. The sacrifice that each of our soldiers, staying far away from their home and family cannot …

But, what about your Job? #AtoZChallenge

We, the Army Wives are bound to be asked this question, at some point in life. May be as early as the first week of our marriage, three years or at least in ten years. The question is inevitable. As I mentioned before, when we sign up for being an …

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