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Real Life: Ban Marriage – Civil Partnerships For All

A heterosexual couple has won their ruling by the Supreme Court, enabling them to enter into a civil partnership instead of marriage – which previously they were denied. The court ruled that The Civil Partnerships Act 2004 – which only entitles same-sex …

Real Life: Husband Receives US Bronze Star Medal From US Military

I’ve had a terrible few weeks. One of my clients abruptly terminated our relationship and now is refusing to honour the contract. I have had to seek legal advice and may end up in the small claims court. This is …

Asbestos Exposure in the Military

Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Nearly a third of the people diagnosed with this terrible illness are military veterans, and the largest portion of these victims are veterans of the U.S. Navy. Asbestos-related …

Explaining A Military Amputation To Children

Military amputations are often stressful and traumatic, especially for children who may not fully understand what has happened to their parent in the course of their military duties. Talking helps, and to make the process of dealing with a recent …

Real Life: Happy 8th Birthday to my Blog – AModernMilitaryMother.com

Happy 8th Birthday to my blog! The date of birth is actually 16th May 2010 but I was too busy to celebrate on the actual date and so today will have to do. It’s not like the blog will complain …