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Cara’s Chronicles: In the Shadow of a Guardsman Day 2 & 3

    Editor’s Note: This is a three-part series featuring Cara Loken shadowing the Nebraska National Guard. She pursued the assignment to give families an up-close perspective of what Guardsmen experience during drill weekends. Cara’s Chronicles: In the Shadow of a Guardsman Day 2 & 3 DAY TWO: OPERATIONS LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – Have you everContinue Reading “Cara’s Chronicles: In the Shadow of a Guardsman Day 2 & 3”

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Cara’s Chronicles: In the Shadow of a Guardsman Day 1

  By Cara Loken, 2016 Armed Forces Insurance National Guard Spouse of the Year Editor’s Note: This is a three-part series featuring Cara Loken shadowing the Nebraska National Guard. She pursued the assignment to give families an up-close perspective of what Guardsmen experience during drill weekends.  LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – Have you ever thought about whatContinue Reading “Cara’s Chronicles: In the Shadow of a Guardsman Day 1”

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National Guard Spouse of the Year Wants to Hear from You

  Guest Post By: Cara Loken For over 16 years Cara Loken has been married to a National Guardsman providing her with an inside look at the distinctive way of life for families away from base support. Her community engagement and volunteer work earned her the opportunity to represent all Guard spouses as the 2016Continue Reading “National Guard Spouse of the Year Wants to Hear from You”