After making reduced appearances during Season 6 of the Lifetime drama series, Delaney is not returning as military spouse Claudia Joy Holden in Season 7, which begins Sunday, March 10. The character's absence reportedly is explained early on, and Bell -- who plays nurse practitioner Denise Sherwood -- acknowledges her continuing the show minus longtime colleague Delaney.
"We certainly do miss her," Bell tells Zap2it. "She's a great lady, but things happen and things change. It's just part of our industry."
After debuting on "Army Wives" last season, Kelli Williams is now a full-fledged co-star, and the show is getting an influx of new cast members. Brooke Shields will enter midway through the 13-episode run as an Air Force pilot; singer-actors Ashanti and Jesse McCartney, Torrey DeVitto ("The Vampire Diaries," "Pretty Little Liars") and