The Upside of Deployments: A Better You

I have never heard a military spouse say, “I can’t wait for the next deployment!” Nor have I ever heard the spouse of a deployed service member say, “I’m so glad he’s gone!” Maybe somewhere in the world of spouses someone actually does have these feelings, but generally those of us on the home frontContinue Reading “The Upside of Deployments: A Better You”


Book Review: My Miracle Marine

When I heard this book had been written I was anxious to read it because I felt I had a slight personal involvement. LCpl. John McClellan, “Lucky” to his Marine comrades, was with my son’s unit on both his deployments and I remember when I was first told about John being nicknamed “Lucky” by hisContinue Reading “Book Review: My Miracle Marine”