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The Perfection of Homecoming

The Perfection of Homecoming

There are these words that in everyday life are just another word. But at some point, in any life, but especially military life, the word homecoming becomes a loaded term. Homecomings are filled with anticipation, excitement, and anyone being truly honest will admit that a heaping piling of stress comes along for the ride as…

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When “See You Soon” Really Means Goodbye

In the time that I have been with my husband, he has only deployed once.  He has had extended training missions, but only the one deployment, shortly after we were married.  I remember when we were dating I didn’t really understand what it was like to be in love with someone in the military.  We…

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