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Army Wives, a Lifetime drama that airs on Sunday nights, is an exceptional and unique glance into the challenges and difficulties that meet the other half of every Army unit: the wives who stay at home. Set on a fictional Army base, Army Wives follows the lives of a handful of women, and one very patient man, who must deal with gossip, intrigue, drama, and tragedy while their spouses risk their lives.

While the series has been criticized in the past for failing to accurately portray the lives of these important individuals, real Army wives and other military spouses have applauded the show for giving credit where credit is due. Regardless of the differing views, Army Wives is an entertaining show that provides colorful characters, and audiences across the nation are falling in love with these women and their respect for husband and country.

The main characters in Army Wives are Claudia Joy, the general's wife; her best friend, Denise; a spunky Private's wife, Roxy; and the psychologist husband of an Army Lieutenant Colonel, Roland. These four become quick friends in the show's opening episode. Throughout the series, the four will face trauma and tragedy of all kinds. From deployed spouses to children killed in action, lost jobs to family arguments, and missed political opportunities to tragic health problems, the characters in Army Wives must deal with just as much pain and heartache as their spouses in the field.

Army Wives, of course, is not without comic relief. The easy dialogue and comic situations give viewers the chance to breathe between dramatic events. Comedic moments often come from the tumultuous relationship of Roxy and her husband, Trevor. These two characters, residing at the lower end of the Army totem pole, struggle to put a broken family back together. Roxy's spur-of-the-moment impetuousness is often exasperating to her husband, but their intense love for each other sees them through difficult times.

The rock of the group, Denise Sherwood, is a Major's wife. One of the most beloved characters on the show, Denise is kind and gentle. She offers wise words to her friends while simultaneously dealing with a strict husband and an angry son. In a later season, the death of Denise's son would threaten to derail her. Only through the support of her fellow Army wives and patient husband would Denise find absolution.

Army Wives promises to be a continuing reminder of the patience and patriotism of the spouses of our Armed Forces members.

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on Lifetime
7 Seasons, 118 Episodes - Returning Series
June 3, 2007
Drama
7.2/10
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Army Wives Full Episode Guide

  • The cast discusses the previous seasons. Plus, real military wives offer their perspective of the show.

  • Holly seeks help when Tim goes missing; Denise catches Michael in a questionable situation; Latasha and Quincy get news about his career; Gloria is divided between Hector and Patrick; Roland and Joan prepare to leave Fort Marshall.

  • Latasha is concerned about Quincy's future; Gloria consents to go out with Hector; Denise volunteers for a relief mission; Holly begins to worry about Tim's behavior; Michael and Kat share a moment.

  • The men are home from Afghanistan. Holly is thrilled to be with Tim but he struggles to readjust to life at home. Meanwhile, Quincy's injuries could end his army career.

  • Everyone is thrilled when the troops get orders to return to Fort Marshall. Maggie and Caroline share a connection after a difficult situation. Latasha worries about her finances and Hector struggles with some sad news from the home front.

  • The tribe gathers for Claudia Joy's dedication ceremony, but Denise gets caught up in an emergency at the hospital. Michael and Kat connect outside of work. Patrick reluctantly ends his relationship with Gloria to keep the peace within his unit.

  • Despite their best efforts, the tribe fails to meet their fundraising goals for Claudia Joy's garden until Gloria discovers Holly's hidden talent. Michael unknowingly convinces Kat's daughter Hannah, a Citadel cadet, to switch from Air Force to Army.

  • Gloria decides to end things with Patrick, while Denise attempts to ease the tension between Gloria and Jackie. Michael clashes with the new Air Force Colonel, Kat Young.

  • Denise is reminded of the pain of losing her best friend when she helps Michael sort through Claudia Joy's clothes.

  • Joan attempts to settle into life after being pulled from combat; Gloria is served divorce papers; Denise cares for Latasha's son when he is rushed to the emergency room; Maggie and Eddie's blended family clash; the soldiers in Afghanistan are moved to a remote and dangerous outpost.

  • Fort Marshall is upset by news of an explosion in Afghanistan; Joan is caught off-guard by her new orders; Denise is in over her head when she agrees to watch David and Sara Elizabeth.

  • The group unites to say goodbye to one of their loved ones. Roxy and Gloria befriend a young Army wife. Roland gets an amazing research opportunity, but he and Joan are faced with a difficult decision. A fight breaks out at the Hump.

  • In the seventh season premiere, Fort Marshall soldiers and workers deal with the death of one of their own.

  • The troops discover they are returning to Afghanistan and that Fort Marshall is merging with an Air Force base. Kevin is helped by a medical breakthrough. Charlie and Nicole move forward with adoption plans. Michael reveals who the mystery woman is. Joan comes to a crossroads regarding her career and family.

  • Roxy and Trevor plan for the future; Roland's treatment of Marcus creates tension with Joan; Kevin takes out his frustration on Sophie; Charlie and Nicole struggle with fertility issues; and Gloria returns to take on new duties at the bar.

  • When Kevin is forced to go home, he uses Jackie as the fall guy. Meanwhile, Roland treats Marcus without telling Joan; and Trevor gets new orders.

  • The tribe deals with the aftermath from the centennial celebration; Roxy and Trevor take Drew home from the hospital; Denise and Roland sense one of David's friends is being abused; Gloria confides in Jackie about her impending divorce.

  • Military dignitaries visit Fort Marshall in honor of its centennial celebration.

  • Trevor and Roxy disagree over his future in the Army right as Roxy's mom comes to visit. Jackie is concerned with how easily Sophie can manipulate her father even after getting caught using a fake ID.

  • Pamela and Chase invite Roxy and Trevor to meet them in Miami; an arrogant doctor holds Tanya responsible for a patient's near death; Jackie's daughter visits from boarding school for the first time.

  • Claudia Joy offers support to retired veterans involved in legal issues; Roxy is concerned about Cody's depression; Trevor urges Hector to see a marriage counselor; Charlie breaks the wedding news to Nicole's unsupportive mom.

  • Trevor's friend Cory arrives at Fort Marshall to receive care for his burns; Hector tries to make peace with Gloria; Jackie gives Claudia Joy lessons at the gun range; Denise tries to move on from the beach-house shooting.

  • Claudia Joy continues to heal from surgery; Roland and Joan are unaware of David's communication with Marcus; Trevor is concerned Roxy is taking on too much while pregnant; a beach trip turns into a terrifying ordeal for two wives.

  • Michael is promoted to Corps Commander, and Audrey tells CJ she helped get him the promotion and she wants payback. Meanwhile, Frank questions his resolve as a soldier; Roland and Joan are confused why David wants to spend time with his biological father.

  • Denise offers C.J. her kidney, but Frank disapproves because of the risks involved. Meanwhile, Roland and Joan meet with C.J. to discuss the legal issues surrounding David's biological father; Roxy has good news.

  • A man claims to be David's biological father. Jackie sinks deeper into her prescription pill addiction. Kevin reveals that Michael's investigation exonerated the 32nd, but Frank remains haunted by the orphans.

  • Denise is concerned when Frank returns restless from Africa; Jackie is overwhelmed with the demands of the Army; Roxy and Trevor give financial help to Gloria and Hector; Roland and Joan invite Charlie and Nicole over for dinner.

  • Nicole negotiates a resolution for the militia conflict in Africa until she gets hurt. Meanwhile, Frank, Trevor and Hector evacuate the last remaining Americans but are forced to leave behind local orphans.

  • Tanya and Dr. Hanson struggle to preserve the life of a wounded soldier. Meanwhile, Denise and Jackie visit the injured man's family; Roland discovers Charlie has moved on; and troops confront a tribal militia outside a medical clinic

  • Claudia Joy experiences side effects of her diabetes. Meanwhile, Frank gets involved in a political upheaval in Africa; and it's Finn's birthday.

  • David gets into a sports-related accident with a classmate, which ultimately causes problems. Meanwhile, Claudia Joy's dislike for Jackie threatens to destroy her relationship with Denise; Trevor and Roxy offer advice to a soldier and his wife.

  • Roxy is given an opportunity to be more involved in the Army; tension escalates between Claudia Joy and Jackie; Gen. Clarke scolds Joan.

  • Claudia Joy feels threatened by Denise's friendship with Jackie Clarke (Kelli Williams) and turns an old friend. Roland is given a unique opportunity at the Youth Activities Center. Roxy settles in to her duties as an officer's wife. Guest starring Susan Lucci, Craig Morgan, Kelli Williams and Robert John Burke.

  • Trevor struggles to adjust to new houseguests; Denise encounters an old friend on the base; Pamela misses Chase.

  • Denise is desperate to survive after a hurricane hits the hospital; Pamela searches for a place to live after her apartment building is destroyed; Joan gets overwhelmed trying to manage the aftereffects of the storm.

  • The sixth season begins with the tribe anticipating leaving Fort Marshall, but Roxy isn't prepared to move. Meanwhile, Joan prepares the fort for a hurricane; and Denise and Frank celebrate Molly's first birthday.

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