I don't pretend to have the answers about when we should get involved in things, but as the parent of a solider, it seems like a week doesn't go by without another possible deployment destination.
You won't remember, but I will. . .
Read this beautiful post today. It really rings true for me, with all of my kids, but especially him because we lost his older brother and as the article says, "You won't remember the way you healed my broken spirit. The way you completed my heart. I was weak before I had you, and you made me whole again."
A Soldier's Mom
This is a journal about my experiences as a soldier's Mom. My son gradated OSUT at Fort Benning in October 2013. He is currently stationed at Fort Carson, CO.