By Lynette Rice
Updated September 21, 2012 at 05:23 PM EDT

Lifetime has renewed Army Wives for a seventh season. The cabler ordered 13 more episodes to air in 2013.

Army Wives’ ended its sixth season on Sept. 9 and was the number one ad-supported cable series in its time period among Women 18 and over. It averaged 3.2 million viewers.

The drama focuses on a group of women – and one man – living with their spouses and families on an active army post.