Spouse Spotlight

A military spouse attorney received her fifth license to practice thanks to the military spouse comity rule in North Carolina, which allowed her to utilize a waiver rather than take yet another exam. MSJDN photo

Frequent PCSing can keep a lot of military spouses from finding jobs in their fields, but some state licensing changes are helping fix that.
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And it begins. 15 Marines and three civilians start a 770-mile ruck from Navarre, Florida, to Camp Lejeune to honor 11 service members who died in a Black Hawk crash one year ago. DoD photo by Katie Lange

770 miles is a long way to march, but it’s worth it to honor 11 Marines who died 1 year ago.
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Meredith Mortimer with her husband, Navy Lt. Travis Mortimer

Meredith Mortimer shares her story of the struggles and triumphs of caring for her husband, Navy Lt. Travis Mortimer, during his ongoing battle with cancer.
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Destiny (left) and running partner Erika Hipple (right) hold hands with two other women at the Arlington National Cemetery graves of their loved ones, who died in the Black Hawk crash in March.

Destiny Flynn isn’t doing the Marine Corps Marathon because she loves to run. She’s doing it to honor her fallen husband and help others who have lost.
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