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Never For a Parade

I’ve been a military spouse for over a decade, my husband has served for two. He’s given twenty years to this nation – meaning he joined during a time of peace. His time has deployed him to three regions, taken years from his family, made him a strong leader, a hard-worker, and a deeply-devoted soldier.Continue Reading “Never For a Parade”

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Which Home Comforts Do Service Members Long For The Most?

Can you imagine what it must feel like for a returning service member to climb into a luxurious and comfortable bed after months and months of sleeping on a cot? 550 members of the armed forces hang up their uniform and return to civilian life every day in America and for those individuals, returning to normality canContinue Reading “Which Home Comforts Do Service Members Long For The Most?”

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Honoring The National Guard

Always ready, always there. The motto of the National Guard is true, and they remain absolutely ready for any threat or extraneous request abroad. In recent years, they have served extended periods on the frontline, making the ultimate sacrifice as just last year a Utah national guardsman was killed in Afghanistan, as so many throughout theContinue Reading “Honoring The National Guard”

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How Do You Rebuild Community After Military Life Ends?

There can be little denying that military families stick together; the sense of community experienced is unrivaled and serves as a support system during some of the most difficult times. But what happens when we return to the civilian life? Is it possible to rebuild a sense of community? Returning to a civilian lifestyle followingContinue Reading “How Do You Rebuild Community After Military Life Ends?”