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Independence Day 2010

Just over a month ago on Memorial Day, I wrote a post about how to support the families of military personnel who are deployed around the world. At the time, it had been just a few weeks since my Army son-in-law Doug (whom I prefer to call my “son-in-heart”) had left for an overseas assignment. […]

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Making Memorial Day Matter

For most of us in the U.S. it’s a welcome three day weekend. It’s the start of the summer. It’s time to fire up the grill and invite some friends over for barbecue. But for military families who’ve lost loved ones in Iraq and Afghanistan, or who are living without their deployed loved ones, Memorial Day is no picnic. […]

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