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Why Post-War Reintegration is Hard

   “When Angels Wept” In World War I it was labeled “shell shock.” In World War II it was known as “battle fatigue.” Today most of us familiar with the term “post-traumatic stress disorder.” No matter what the label, it … Continue reading

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Creed II Carries a Message of Going the Distance

“But it ain’t about how hard you hit.  It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.”  -Rocky Balboa PCS (Permanent Change of Station) season is here.  All over the world, military families are packing up and moving to new … Continue reading

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Tasers Vs. Stun Guns: What’s The Difference

When you talk about self-defense, the first items that come to mind are tasers and stun guns. They are often regarded as one and the same but there’s a big difference between the two. Try to hold off buying tasers … Continue reading

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Deployment Book for Kids – Giveaway

In April, the National Center for Youth Issues published the children’s book: Deployment- One of Our Pieces is Missing. This is the best children’s book about deployment that I have come across during my time as a military spouse.  It covers … Continue reading

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Vet Tix Provides Free Event Tickets for Military Families

Since 2008, Vet Tix has worked to serve the veteran and military community and achieve our core missions. Among those, is our goal to provide a stress-relieving experience for families to reconnect and strengthen bonds. We understand that veterans, currently … Continue reading

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Beyond The Sun Movie- Win a Trip to Rome

BEYOND THE SUN is being released today, May 15, across multiple platforms, including iTunes, Amazon, and TUGG.  It is a modern-day tale of hope, faith and courage, based on stories from the Bible. The family movie chronicles the adventures of four … Continue reading

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7 Ways for Military Kids to Say “I Love You” Across the Miles

By Cathleen Karlsson   When you’re a kid, Valentine’s Day usually means: “class party” — an opportunity to deck the classroom walls and desks with an abundance of pink and red heart-shaped cut-outs and frills, amid an assortment of holiday … Continue reading

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Peace, PTSD and Parades

Our President’s vision of a military parade, which he calls ‘a tribute to American military members and veterans’, if realized, would be more akin to a taunting than a tribute.  Such a display of military force is suitable in Beijing, … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Fit: Adventures in Application- Testing

Dwight has started his university application process.  He’s our second son, so it’s not my first rodeo, and as we proceed, I feel like I have good information and advice to offer readers.  I’ve learned a lot in the past … Continue reading

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The Miracle Season Movie

 THE MIRACLE SEASON The Miracle Season, directed by Sean McNamara, will be in theaters April 13, 2018.  THe film stars Helen Hunt, Danika Yarosh and Erin Moriarty. I always love a, inspirational story, and The Miracle Season doesn’t disappoint.  It is … Continue reading

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