Deployment is a major event in the lives of military families. From pre-mobilization to care package ideas to reintegration, we have all the resources you need to practically and emotionally prepare for a deployment.
The Pre-deployment StageAnticipation of loss vs. denialTrain-up/long hours awayGetting affairs in orderMental/physical distanceArgumentsTime frame: variableThe onset of this stage begins with the w...Full Story
Anyone who has deployed to the Middle East knows that sending chocolate is usually an exercise in futility. It melts, quickly. While a chocolate Easter bunny missing his ears is just a quality i... more.
Do you carry something from your sailor or Marine during deployment? Is there something extra in your pocket or in your purse that you don’t usually have when your soldier or airman or Coastie is home? Ever since my husband started workups in January, I’ve carried his command coin in the pocket of jeans.I didn’t ... Continue Reading