Army flagship spouses: Danica Zanetti
WAt Keys Weekly, we wish to honor the women and men who serve in our native army installations in addition to the spouses who assist them and the kids who additionally stay a army way of life. With the assistance and steerage of members of our neighborhood within the army, we’re proud to current our Highlight on the Army.
This week, a type of army wives, Danica Zanetti, is married to U.S. Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Michael Zanetti.
Since her husband acquired his project within the Florida Keys, Danica has volunteered with army youngsters, raised cash for Christmas presents for foster youngsters, and helped elevate over 600 kilos of meals for residents in want. Danica has personally sewn over 100 COVID masks and helped arrange a neighborhood stitching effort that resulted in 900 masks.
DANICA ZANETTI (spouse of CWO 3 MICHAEL ZANETTI, US COAST GUARD)
What number of years has your partner (and household) been within the army? A bit over 18 and it flew so quick. Now we have been stationed in California, Michigan, Virginia, Alabama, Connecticut, Puerto Rico and now Florida. My dad served within the Air Pressure all of my childhood, so I used to be lucky sufficient to stay in so many alternative locations. My childhood experiences ready me for the lifetime of a army spouse.
Have you ever ever been to Key West and the Florida Keys previous to your present posting?
By no means! My husband went to Key West years in the past for momentary obligation and I actually loved it. Previous to this posting, probably the most southerly Florida I’ve ever been to was Cocoa Seaside whereas in highschool.
Did you select Key West or had been you posted right here? Key West was our first selection. We fell in love with the nice and cozy climate and the island way of life in Puerto Rico for 3 years. We needed to proceed this way of life.
What had been your first ideas upon studying that you simply had been arriving on the Keys? We had been excited and began to analysis the world extensively. We had been blissful to listen to that we may stay in fundamental housing, which allowed our younger youngsters to be protected whereas working freely with many neighborhood youngsters.
Pastime? Girls’s Bible research, inside design, stitching, organizing and serving to my children with baseball and softball.
Favourite issues to do? Consuming espresso; lengthy chats with mates, spending time with my household, going to the seaside.
What do you like most concerning the Keys? The laid again way of life and the small city feeling. I did not assume Key West can be so family-oriented, however as soon as we obtained concerned in native sports activities and church, we discovered that Key West is definitely very family-oriented and that there’s at all times one thing to do. The wildlife and water actions are infinite and there’s at all times a fantastic sundown to get pleasure from. I really like the baseball and softball applications provided in Key West. Our youngsters are lucky to be concerned in such devoted and well-supervised applications.
What would you alter in life in Key West if you happen to had the ability? I might like to see extra purchasing selections. Whereas supporting native companies is nice, there is no such thing as a substitute goal.
Any recommendation for different army spouses? Admire the place you’re! There’ll at all times be one thing you’ll be able to complain about, however it ruins your time. You may at all times discover the great in each place you reside. Become involved and join with the local people. Attempt to do at the very least one nice and lasting factor in every location you’re posted to.