The Mocha Manual to Military Life: A Savvy Guide for Wives, Girlfriends, and Female Service Members (Paperback)

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From Kimberly Seals-Allers, the creator of the Mocha Manual(TM) series, and coauthor Pamela McBride, a seasoned military wife, comes the ultimate guide to life, love, and logistics for military spouses, girlfriends, and female service members. Whether you're just beginning to date a military man and pondering the ins and outs of a long-distance relationship as he moves from base to base or you're a newly wed military wife, The Mocha Manual to Military Life has a host of tips for optimizing your romance. Beyond matters of the heart, the book also offers advice on everything from how to thrive during deployment to how to master military protocol to how to best build friendships among military wives. Accessible and witty, The Mocha Manual to Military Life is a fresh and timely must-read for all women--but particularly African American and Latina women--affected by military service. Written in the same informative tone as the other books in the Mocha Manual(TM) series, with sidebars and testimony from women who have experience navigating military life, this book is sure to be essential reading for all women engaged in some form or fashion with the military.

About the Author

Kimberly Seals-Allers is the author of The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy and The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit. An award-winning journalist, she has been a writer at Fortune and a senior editor at Essence, among other publications. She resides on Long Island, New York.

Pamela McBride has served military families personally and professionally for twenty years. She serves as a Well-Being Program Specialist for the Department of the Army and is a freelance writer for She is the coauthor of Work It, Girl! The Black Woman's Guide to Professional Success, and has been a frequent contributor to various magazines, including Essence and Black Collegian, as well as Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps Times supplements. She lives south of Atlanta, Georgia.

Praise For…

“Do you know an Army wife, or someone who is dating a person in the military? Do they need advice on how to manage a long-distance relationship? This handbook may help. The authors cover a range of topics, from how to cope during deployment to mastering military protocol.”
-New York Style Guide

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061690488
ISBN-10: 0061690481
Publisher: Amistad Press
Publication Date: June 30th, 2009
Pages: 365
Language: English
Series: Mocha Manuals