The couple will celebrate their first wedding anniversary on 27 February (17), but the former The Voice star took to Instagram on Tuesday (14Feb17) to reveal she and her husband Joshua will be spending the next few weeks apart as he embarks on a new career path.

"My husband has always supported me in everything that I've wanted to do, yesterday began a new adventure for us," the 22-year-old singer shared. "Joshua left for basic training to serve in our military and serve his Country...

"Saying I'm proud doesn't scratch the surface of how I feel. I love his heart and the man that he is more and more every single day."

"I married up in every way...," Blake Shelton's protegee continued. "(I'm) thankful today for my HERO Josh and the best Valentine a wife could ask for. Miss you already."

Joshua is the latest member of RaeLynn's family to serve in the military - her brother works for the U.S. Army Special Forces.