Elaine Lowry Brye is a mom who knows about letting go. Like many moms, she cried when her kids left home, wishes they’d call and write more, and spends sleepless nights worrying about them. But Elaine’s tears and concerns are even more poignant than most mothers—because Elaine is the mom of four military officers, one each in the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines.
Elaine will discuss her book that weaves stories from her own life as a military mom and those of other parents with advice, anecdotes, and wisdom to help guide other moms and dads on the long and bumpy road of having a child in uniform. After taking questions from the audience she will sign copies of her book. Perhaps you know of someone who might benefit from the experiences that Elaine shares in her book. Mother's Day is just around the corner!
Date: Monday, May 4
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
Location: James West Alumni Center
Free Admission, RSVP by Friday, May 1
Space is Limited.
Elaine Lowry Brye is an Army brat turned ROTC candidate turned military wife. Three of her kids—two sons and a daughter—attended the Naval Academy, and it was there that Elaine got her own calling: she joined the Naval Academy Parents’ Listserv, and began a fifteen-year journey of helping moms and dads adjust to their strange, new, lonely lives as military parents.
Refreshments will be provided.
Books will be available for purchase at the event.
Questions? Contact: Collegealumniprograms@alumni.ucla.edu