Army Wives

Army wives urge Russia to come clean on soldiers in Ukraine

Yahoo News | Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:04:49 -0700

"Cargo-200 arrived yesterday," Sokolova said, citing military officials and using the Russian army term for body bags. Funerals for those killed are expected to be held in the town on Friday. The women stood outside the drab base with banners extolling ...

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Nigeria army wives protest husbands' deployment to fight Boko Haram

Al Jazeera America | Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:45:00 -0700

Military wives in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri took to the streets in protest this week, burning tires to prevent their husbands' deployment to fight the armed group Boko Haram. About 300 women and 500 children gathered since Monday at the gates of a ...

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Army probes if Brigadier threatened officer's wife to model

Daily News & Analysis | Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:24:15 -0700

In an incident that may turn out to be an embarrassment for the Indian Army, an officer's wife claimed on Monday that her husband's superior coerced her into participating in a fashion show to be held in the Faridkot brigade next week. The fashion show ...

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Army wives, children shut down barracks

StarAfrica.com | Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:15:00 -0700

Military trucks carrying soldiers to the Boko Haram-seized town of Gwoza have been forcibly stopped by their wives and children from exiting their barracks in Borno State, demanding better fighting gears.The protesters over the weekend locked the gates ...

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