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Dealing with Deployment

Deployments can be hard on Army wives and family members. These articles cover coping with deployment and ways to survive it well while your Army soldier is on the other side of the world.

How to Survive a Deployment

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These stories were submitted by website visitors. ***** as submitted by Karina My fiancee is in the Army and this is his first deployment. He left at the end of January, and came back for his mid-tour leave on April 6th for two weeks, then he went back and I wont see him again until next [...]

How to Stay Connected During Deployments

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These tips were sent in by site visitors. ***** as submitted by Rachel The best way to show support, stay connected and maintain your relationship with your solider while they are being deployed is to buy as many phone cards as you can and send them to your loved one. Write them everyday and when you are [...]

Deployments with Sesame Street

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Sesame Street has partnered with Wal-Mart to make a deployment kit available to all military families with children. This kit contains a Sesame Street DVD, a Parent/Caregiver magazine, and a child’s activity poster. The DVD is available in English and Spanish and is targeted to children between the ages of 3 & 5. It discusses [...]

Helping Kids Face Deployment

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By: Michelle S. McIntyre-Brewer Many military families are facing deployment on a regular basis as we face the War on Terror. Some of the most affected are the children that have a difficult time grasping what is happening in the world around them. The confusion and chaos that often surround the issue of deployment extends [...]

More Deployment Coping Tips for Army Kids

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as submitted by Kendra I have a 2 year old and a 4 year old, we are going through our first deployment now. It has been very hard on the kids of course they are really to young to understand fully what is going on. My husband left in December, and had a short leave [...]