(Closed) Future AF Wife!

posted 8 years ago in Military
Post # 3
Member
2907 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

@Karissa:Welcome! I will let you know when I figure out more, as I figure it out.

Right now, what do I know about?

1. Special wording on the invitations (including “

ex: http://www.beautifulweddinginvitations.com/etiquette.php#83

2. Arch of Swords (Sabers for you)

3. POW/MIA table

4. Uniforms!

5. Who you *have to* invite (check with your chain of command)

6. there’s more but I don’t know it all yet

Post # 5
Member
5823 posts
Bee Keeper

@Karissa: Well you don’t have to invite people, but it’s just custom that you do.  Usually that would involve whomever your Fiance works with on a daily basis, and up the chain one.  So if he’s enlisted, it would be his squadron and his squadron XO/CO.  Plus their families.  Usually if your Fiance isn’t close with those people they will RSVP no anyway and send a card, but it’s still customary to invite them.

Because my wedding was a Destination Wedding, and because my coworkers were going to be unavailable, I didn’t invite anyone like tradition says.  It would have looked like a gift grab since I already knew no one could come!

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