Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jun. 03, 2007
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
Lifetime TV Network

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Army Wives

The army has its code... the wives have their own. About a woman who marries a soldier and moves her family onto an Army base, where she becomes friends with other women whose husbands are in the military.

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Joan Burton

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Wendy Davis (born June 30, 1966) is an American actress. She grew up in Joppatowne, Maryland a small ...

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Colonel Joan Burton is the wife of Dr. Roland Burton. She comes from the tough neighborhoods of Chicago and her underprivileged background motivated her to carve out a career on her own. In Season 1 she has just returned from a deployment and her PTSD causes a breakdown between her and Roland. They nearly file for divorce but drop it once she announces that she is pregnant.


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At the start of the show she was a Lieutenant Colonel and becomes XO to then-Colonel Michael Holden later in the first season. She is then promoted to Colonel and later becomes garrison commander of Fort Marshall. Previously she was a G-2 (intelligence). She retires from the Army in Season 7.

Joan and Roland have a daughter Sara Elizabeth, whose godparents are Michael and Claudia Joy Holden, and a son David. They adopted David in Season 5 and his adoption was finalized in the Season 6 premiere "Winds of War".



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05x09 - Countermeasures
Season 5, Episode 09
06x14 - Fatal Reaction
Season 6, Episode 14
03x17 - Fire In The Hole
Season 3, Episode 17
07x11 - Adjustment Period
Season 7, Episode 11
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