Lesbian Wife Wins Fort Bragg "Military Spouse of the Year"

Lesbian Wife Wins Fort Bragg "Military Spouse of the Year"

Having won the Fort Bragg title, Broadway is now in the running for “Army Spouse of the Year.”

Good luck to her, and to all the same-sex military spouses out there who now have the exhausting privilege of "telling" -- and educating the world about who they really are.

This veteran of the military spouse closet salutes you.



Shannon writes about family at Peter's Cross Station and about writing at Muse of Fire.

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