AMPA President Ashley Broadway-Mack tells Georgia Voice that a top priority for the organization is to “continue to support and connect LGBT military members wherever they are stationed, whether it be with other families, allies, or resources.”
AMPA’s goodwill didn’t begin and end with RayShawn as she awaited her wife’s return; it extended to Avery as well.
“While I was in Kuwait, a family from AMPA actually sent me a care package,” she says. “When you’re deployed overseas, care packages are the world. You look forward to the mail that you’re gonna get from your family members and you also look forward to care packages. It really makes you feel special to have a family across the world thinking about you and sending you something to make your time away from [your own] family easier and a little bit more manageable.”
The couple’s growing family was at the