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By Mary Davidson From marines.dodlive.mil  I’ll never forget the first time I heard the words, “I want to be a Marine.” I was standing in the living room one late November afternoon. I looked down the hall at my 5’1”, 125-pound, very feminine, …
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Written by By U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda Jo Brown Task Force Falcon Public Affairs From:  www.rc-east.com BAGRAM, Afghanistan – It is a rarity for a dual military married couple to get promoted in the same month. A couple at Headquarters …
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From www.joiningforces.challenge.gov   A Call to Action Americans care deeply about service members and their families; however, many are unaware of the pressures deployments create for military families.  Deployments and transfers place strain on every aspect of military family life …
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Posted by Robyn Mincher, DCoE Strategic Communications From www.dcoe.health.mil As a co-facilitator for the Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC) Significant Others Support Group, Sheri Hall supports military spouses whose husbands return from war with combat stress and find it difficult transitioning to …
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Video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erick Holmes, American Forces Network Afghanistan When someone you love has cancer, it can be a hard time, but when that person is your child, it’s so much more difficult. Often, when times get tough, …
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