I have joint custody of my two daughters. I am the primary parent, so they live with me and only see their dad on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th weekends of the month..IF he shows up for them (which he usually doesnt) My fiance is in the army and when we do get married I could live with him on base except that my divorce paperwork with my ex husband says I can't take the children out of the state of Texas. I know I could file a petition saying it would be better for the children to come with me and live on base, but is it likely that it will be approved? He usually NEVER shows up for them, and when he does he gives them back early. When he does have them he pawns them off on his family to take care of them while he gets drunk. They come home with horrible diaper rashes, cigarette burns, etc.