All in all, these models make great Collector pieces - or users. A chance to buy a mint, unused example of this now discontinued knife by Camillus Cutlery of New York.Alan has written out a guarantee for this knife, stating it was made between 1993-97. As some of you will know, BK&T (Becker Knife & Tool) was founded by Ethan Becker in 1986 who designed a series of outdoor knives and had them made by Camillus ( among others ? When the great firm of Camillus 'closed it's doors' the BK&T range of knives were resurrected by Kabar, which now make the whole range - apart from the Patrol Machete !If you do, it'll drive you crazy, because both of you are out of your mind right now." That was the best advice I ever received, and truly one of the major reasons why my husband and I are still (happily) together.Which got me thinking about how many other pearls of wisdom are floating out there in our military wife community, waiting to be discovered.Before my husband deployed to Iraq for the second time, he and I went through a particularly rough patch in our relationship, and found ourselves fighting, literally, all the time.We fought about stupid things, things that didn't matter, but for some reason, neither of us were willing to let anything go.Of course, there are a few military girlfriends who give the title a bad name. They take advantage of service members and make poor choices.
Establishing friendships and good relationships with others will offer you the support you need to overcome the ups and downs of military life.
This is based solely on the experiences of my veteran friends, as well as my own with a past paramour. The military teaches service members to trust their unit, and few others. If he comes to you with a problem, chances are he’ll talk about it until he no longer wants to and then go into lockdown. That is not a good thing or a bad thing, that is just a matter of fact and something you need to understand. Military men are used to their band of brothers, and are bred to be loyal and protective. Some branches of the military (I’m looking at you, Marines) have a feeling of superiority over others.
This list is not simply a composition of pros or cons, but rather an overview of what dating a service member active duty or veteran — is like. They are meant to be extremely close with this group of people and everyone else is simply on a need-to-know basis. It is not a competition between his military friends and you; they are people who shared a very intimate part of his life, and you should want to be close with them, too. He will love you fiercely and be the most faithful companion, if you can promise the same. Granted, that is earned due to the nature of their work and how much they put on the line.
So we took the opportunity to talk with a few wives, and pick their opalescent brains about their best advice ever.
When it comes to tips about loving a service member, nearly ever wife agreed, that getting yourself moving and keeping yourself occupied were key.
Military life tends to take over a bit from time to time, but remember your individuality. Doing this will help your survive long deployments and separations so much better.