Military couples are a lot like civilian couples. They live together, shop together and go on date nights just like other couples. But at the same time they live by an entirely different set of rules:

1. The military is like the third-wheel in a relationship.

And boy is it needy.

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2. So, they learn to go with the flow.


(The only constant is change.)

3. Life in the military is always an adventure.

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4. Moving is part of your routine ...

5. ... but when it's time to deploy, you tackle it together.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Todd F. Michalek