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The Importance of Silence

A spouse in my husband’s previous unit was shopping in the commissary like any other day when a fellow spouse approached her and told her how sorry she was for her loss. She had no idea that a CNO (Casualty Notification Officer) and a Chaplain were trying to locate her – trying to find herContinue Reading “The Importance of Silence”



This week I watched as total strangers lay to rest their fallen solider from a nearby town in our school district. They had a little girl a year older than our son. The soldier was in my brother in law’s unit. It hit way too close to home. The city lined a major highway whenContinue Reading “Strong”