About the Author:
Sarah Smiley is the wife of a U.S. Navy flight instructor, the mother of two young boys, and one of the nation’s leading advocates for military families. Her column, Shore Duty, is syndicated across the United States, reaching more than two million people weekly. She is also a regular contributor to such national magazines as Military Moneyand Military Spouse. The daughter of an Admiral, she has been a Navy dependent for nearly thirty years.