• July 24, 2016

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Veterans among fallen in recent police shootings

July has been a very bad month — not only for our police officers, but for veterans as well.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
Baton Rouge highlights state of terror, violence
Posted: July 20, 2016

Just as the wheels of my airplane touched back down in Texas Sunday morning, the first alert I saw after turning my cell phone back on was three Baton Rouge police officers were ambushed and killed in a shootout while we were 30,000 feet up.

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Wednesday 07/13/2016
No one should have to lose a child so young
Posted: July 13, 2016

Normally I would have written about yet another outrage I’d found in the National Defense Authorization Act, but after receiving some sad news on Monday, I thought I would dedicate my column this week to a young fighter.

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Reflections of a long-time Army general’s wife
Posted: July 13, 2016

I have been doing this Army wife “gig” for a long time and have had the honor and privilege of serving beside Army spouses throughout — for 32 years. This is for you.

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Wednesday 07/06/2016
Flying with twins definitely wasn’t my brightest idea
Posted: July 06, 2016

Once upon a time I thought traveling with twin infants was hard. Then I woke up, those twins had became toddlers and I somehow developed travel amnesia and decided to fly with my now 18-month-olds.

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Wednesday 06/29/2016
Snipping away those benefits — one at a time
Posted: June 29, 2016

So the LGBT Pride day event on Fort Hood, once highly publicized, has been canceled this year.

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Making time for self-care is imperative for a balanced life
Posted: June 29, 2016

Today, like many days, has been way too long AND too short. My back hurts from lifting a heavy toddler all day, I feel like I didn’t get enough accomplished and I’m tired. I want chocolate and a hot bath, but fear drowning when I pass out from exhaustion.

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Farewell, Fort Hood, until we meet again
Posted: June 29, 2016

I’m writing this column from the office of our new home up in Kansas. After months of planning, we finally moved from Fort Hood!

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Snipping away those benefits — one at a time
Posted: June 29, 2016

So the LGBT Pride day event on Fort Hood, once highly publicized, has been canceled this year.

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