• February 24, 2017

Holding Down The Homefront

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Transitioning out of the military can feel like a roller coaster ride

When my husband transitioned out of the Army several weeks ago, it took me a minute to realize; “Wait a minute, he’s going to be home now — All. The. Time.”

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