It's absolutely necessary. If we don't take time for ourselves, we get cranky. I think with the time away, it helps us re-focus on our families and our lives. Let's face it, military life is stressful. It's good to just release that stress. And what's great about this group: We are loud, we hoot and holler, we really have a ball.

I had no clue what it was about at first. She just told me if I could throw the dice and count I could play. And she was absolutely right.