military weddings

Navy Sailor Marries High School Sweetheart At The Airport

Seaman Dylan Ruffer kept his promise when he told his high-school sweetheart that he would marry her the day he came home from Syria. He not only married her the same day -- he married her at the airport just as soon as he stepped off the plane in Reno, Nevada! The ceremony was set... read more

It’s Veterans Day! 5 Of Our Favorite Military Weddings

Military Wedding Ideas
It's Veteran's Day, so today we thank all the men and women who have served our country with a round-up of our favorite military weddings. Military weddings are steeped with tradition -- from the saber arch to the  handsome dress blue attire (who doesn't love a man or woman in uniform?) and patriotic decor. Erin... read more

A Luxe Military Wedding at the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego, CA

Photo: True Photography Weddings // Featured: The Knot Blog
Erin and Danny had to change their wedding date three times because of Danny's sudden military deployments. Once they settled on a date, the couple began planning their dream wedding incorporating glamorous details among a military theme. Both the groom and his groomsmen wore their Navy uniforms and a traditional sword arch followed the ceremony.... read more

First Same-Sex Wedding Held on a Military Base!

Here's one for the history books: Tech Sgt. Erwynn Umali and Will Behrens exchanged vows at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst last month, making them the first same-sex couple to marry on a military base. “We asked [about holding the ceremony on the base], and they were very open about it, but [said], ‘No one has ever... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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