Homefront National Guard/Reserve

Another Day Closer

My husband left for a month of NCOES this past weekend. It’s two 2 week course back to back. He has to get it done in order to be promoted before he deploys later this year. I’m not going to lie. I cried and I cried hard standing out in the driveway watching him leave.Continue Reading “Another Day Closer”

Deployment/PCS Homefront Parents/Family

Deployment, What’s a Parent To Do? Part 1

  As the mother of a Marine that was deployed in support of both OEF and OIF, I want to give a resounding cry out to other parents preparing for this experience to do all you can to be as equipped as possible. Once your loved one leaves, the emotions and questions become so rampantContinue Reading “Deployment, What’s a Parent To Do? Part 1”