Army Wives tells the story of four women and one man who are brought together by their common bond - they all have military spouses. The series is based on the book Under the Sabers: The Unwritten Code of Army Wives by Tanya Biank. Army Wives is produced by ABC Television Studio and The Mark... More Gordon Company. Pamela Moran used to be a member of the Boston police department. She is now a homemaker allowing her husband to be the breadwinner of the family. She is, as we learn, earning some money as a surrogate mother.