31 Mar '12, 7pm

Gold Star spouses honored for continued selfless service

Gold Star spouses honored for continued selfless service

FORT STEWART, Ga. - Those of us in uniform serve because we love our country; our spouses serve out of their love for us. They support us on the home front while we defend our country's freedoms, ensuring that day-to-day operations run smoothly and efficiently. Our military spouses play an important role in mission readiness. They send us care packages full of our favorites and make sure the bills are paid on time. They help our children finish their homework and take them to their after-school activities. They offer others a shoulder to lean on as they experience the stress of a first deployment, and comfort the little ones when they ask 'When's mom or dad coming home?' Our spouses sacrifice their time, and they sacrifice their careers. They also endure tremendous hardships and pain. On April 5, we pay our respects to those spouses who continue to serve--now as a survivor...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/76798/Gold_Star_spouses_honor...

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