How Do Military Families Cope?

By Chandler S My father’s second tour of duty would turn out to be the hardest trial of my life. I grew up in a military family where my father served two tours of duty; the first to Iraq when I was in the 5th grade and the second to Afghanistan when I was a sophomore in high school. When time came for my father to leave, I noticed something different in my mother. She was still the same person but was coping with the stress of my father’s being deployed far differently than when he was on hi...
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