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photo: Stock photo Family members may occupy a different and greater care-giver role, as a result of service member post-traumatic stress disorder, and in many circumstances may even be thriving in that role.

If PTSD is involved in a service member’s return from combat, family members may occupy a new important roll.
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Photo: Family members observe the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) depart Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to participate in Pacific Partnership 2013 on May 25, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Johans Chavarro/Released)

Family members observe the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) depart Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 25, 2013, to participate in Pacific Partnership 2013.
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Many airmen carry precious cargo everyday:  their kids.  And you might be surprised how many people aren’t doing it correctly.  Car seats are an important safety standard when transporting kids, but there are a surprisingly high number of people who …
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Whether at home or deployed, caregivers often cope with their own stress as well as the stress of others. In this PSA, caregivers discuss how seeking care for themselves allowed them to offer support to others experiencing psychological health concerns. …
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From the Commissary In the second video of the “Your Commissary Questions” series, DeCA Sales Director Chris Burns explains how much customers can save by shopping the commissary and how we arrive at those figures: -DeCA compares thousands of items …
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