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  1. Lessons on Fatherhood From General Patton

    For those of you who are up on your U.S. military history, you know about General George S. Patton:  He was a complicated, mercurial man with delusions of grandeur, severe dyslexia and bipolar disorder.  He was...
  2. 9 Reasons To Be The Best Military Dad You Can Be

    What makes the difference between a good Marine and a great Marine?  When I take the measure of my Marines – their capabilities, their strengths, their weaknesses and their welfare – I use a lot of...
  3. A Guide to Understanding Deployment

    Being a parent can be a difficult task in itself, but being an active duty military parent can not only be complicated, but also strenuous on a family unit. The United States Armed Forces have taken...
  4. Cuts to Military Health Benefits On The Horizon

    In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the top Republican on the Senate’s Armed Services Committee has endorsed President Obama’s proposal to cut military health benefits. Senator John McCain of Arizona will recommend to the Congressional “super committee” – a...
  5. The Emotional Timeline of a Separation

    Brief or extended, the words “I’ll be leaving on_______ and by home by _______” strike a sadness into every military spouse’s heart. It’s a process of it’s own, somewhat like a grieving. Most spouses are given...
  6. Pearl Harbor Attack Remembered on 70th Anniversary

    Today we remember those who lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. In a statement The White House proclaimed today “National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day”. The President hailed veterans: “Their...
  7. Readjusting After a Deployment

    You wait and you wait and you wait for the day your soldier gets home from deployment.  Finally your life can go back to “normal,” finally you won’t have to shoulder all the responsibilities of holding...