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5 Inspiring Reads For Military Spouses

These authors know the challenges and sacrifices that come with being married to the Military life, and they are here to help you along your journey. Check out the list below for some inspiring reads for anyone with friends or family in the Military world.

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Army Wife by Vicki Cody

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From the Vietnam War to the present-day war on terrorism, Army Wife tells the personal story of Vicki Cody, who’s been an Army wife for over thirty-three years and, more recently, an Army mom. This inspiring and humorous memoir explores the love and sacrifices that Army families experience and what it takes to keep a sometimes long-distance marriage strong. From learning to embrace her unique situation to finding joy and pride in her role, Vicki gives a detailed look at what it’s like being in an Army family.

Fire in My Eyes: An American Warrior’s Journey from Being Blinded on the Battlefield to Gold Medal Victory by Brad Snyder

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U.S. Navy Lieutenant Brad Snyder’s life changed forever when a massive blast caused him to lose his vision. But as he once told First Lady Michelle Obama, “I am not going to let my blindness build a brick wall around me.” One year after losing his sight, Brad stood on the podium at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, proving that he wasn’t going to let anything stop him. Fire In My Eyes is the true story of a wounded veteran who continues to beat the odds and has inspired millions along the way.

Sacred Spaces: My Journey to the Heart of Military Marriage by Corie Weathers

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Like many military couples, Corie and her husband Matt, an Army chaplain, were subject to long stretches of time apart. The moments and memories they shared apart they began to call “sacred spaces”. When their marriage was being filled with more "sacred spaces" than time together, Corie jumped at the opportunity to join a deployed team for a week to better understand her husband’s career. Through this experience Corie was able to speak with other military couples and families across the world. Originally participating with hopes to understand her husband, she came out of the trip with a new perspective on herself and military marriage and has been aiding others to change their perspective ever since.

Living with No Excuses: The Remarkable Rebirth of an American Soldier by Noah Galloway

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From his rural upbringing in Alabama, to his military days and the moment he lost two limbs in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Noah Galloway’s life has been far from ordinary. Filled with laughs, life experiences and glimpses of his Dancing With The Stars experience, Living with No Excuses will leave readers with lifted spirits, feeling inspired and with a sense that nothing is impossible.

Raising Men: Lessons Navy SEALs Learned from Their Training and Taught to Their Sons by Eric Davis

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After spending 16 years in the military, including a decade with the SEAL Teams, Eric Davis’s family was used to him being absent. Knowing what it’s like to grow up without a father figure, Eric desperately fought to maintain his relationship with his children – particularly his son, Jason. With distractions, like Facebook, television, video games, school and phones, getting in the way of a real father-son relationship, Eric knew it was time to make changes and take action. As a former SEAL, Eric used his skills and knowledge that required him to think outside of the box and push limits to create a way to reconnect with his children. With help from his other SEAL brothers, Eric’s Raising Men will inspire and help any military parent who's ever felt like their drifting from their children become a family unit again.

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