Sunday, February 9, 2014

Top 5 Things Only a Military Spouse Can Appreciate with Jessica Scott

I'm thrilled to welcome Jessica Scott to the blog today. She is here to share her top 5 list, "Things Only a Military Spouse Can Appreciate".


Top 5 Things Only a Military Spouse Can Appreciate

1. A phone call in the middle of the night, just to say I'm all right.
2. How unbelievably awesome your soldier looks after three days of travel to get home to you. 
3. How often people can say "I don't know how you do it. I miss my spouse after two days."
4. How you become both Mommy, Daddy and everything in between during deployments. 
5. How awesome that first Skype video is after you haven't seen your spouse in person for months. 
About Jessica Scott:

USA Today bestselling author Jessica Scott is a career army officer; mother of two daughters, three cats and three dogs; wife to a career NCO and wrangler of all things stuffed and fluffy. She is a terrible cook and even worse housekeeper, but she's a pretty good shot with her assigned weapon and someone liked some of the stuff she wrote. Somehow, her children are pretty well-adjusted and her husband still loves her, despite burned water and a messy house.

She's written for the New York Times At War Blog, PBS Point of View: Regarding War Blog, and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. She deployed to Iraq in 2009 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn and has served as a company commander at Fort Hood, Texas.

She's pursuing a PhD in Sociology in her spare time and most recently, she's been featured as one of Esquire Magazine's Americans of the Year for 2012.

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Want to win a copy of Jessica's newest book, All For You? Check out my stop on the Military Muscle Blog Tour and enter to win! Hurry though! It ends tomorrow. 


  1. I was lucky (if you could call it that) ...when my husband was in the Navy I was able to live in my home state, with all my friends and family, plus close to the base for support.

    We didn't have Skype, email and cell phones though so those waits for a phone call - that I almost always missed - were killer.