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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
The right chairs and chair treatments can transform what was a hodgepodge room into something that's elegant and refined. If it's a black-tie wedding, cover every chair in rich, silk fabric and add a coordinating sash. For a wedding that's outdoors, consider using simple chiavari chairs instead of the plastic folding kind. You can also use your chairs to highlight the season. Pay tribute to the time of year by decorating every one of the chairs with a miniature wreath for a winter wedding, or tie fresh blooms to each of the chair backs if you're having a springtime affair.
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