The Hardest Job in the Army Essay

Submitted By leahe2011
Words: 371
Pages: 2

Army wife, The hardest job in the military. This is a phrase you see plastered on magnets, tee shirts, purses, hats, and more. We wear this saying without even a tiny thought about the bitter truth this phrase holds. As a wife of a soldier, you deal with many many things. Your husband has easily the most stressful occupation one can have. His sole purpose and most important obligation is to live breath fight and die for this country. He is expected to be ready 24 hours a day to drop completely what he is doing and defend the land that we freely live on. He is expected to leave behind his family and friends to go to a war zone, and the sad truth is the moment he boards that plane you have to sleep at night knowing that you could never see your husband again. An army wife has to help the soldier through these things, hold him together when he cant. An army wife must step up, no matter how hard it is and how much you want to lay down and cry, and be the person that supports your soldier through anything. You have to lay there at night crying because the person you love the most in this world, your best friend, might not make it home. You have to pretend that everything is going good at home, and your not dying inside without him and your bills arn't behind because he can not change those things, and thinking about them might get him killed. You have to deal with the worlds bullshit and still be expected to hold your shit together while you inside are going insane. You have to…