Tag Archives: military family

A Thank You Letter to My Family

I want to take this time to thank you for everything you do. You have been there for me no matter what. Through all the holidays when I was deployed, you have always been there.             For the last 17 years, you have supported me through numerous deployments. Each time I get underway, I do so knowing you are there, …

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Military Family Month: Get to know your Ombudsman

November is Military Family Month and Navy Medicine values the critical role our families play in ensuring the readiness of Sailors and Marines. The support they provide and the daily sacrifices they make are a testament to their selflessness and the commitment to our service members. Our families are an essential component to the success our world-wide mission. We are …

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Families OverComing Under Stress Supports the Military Family

By Allison Paul, FOCUS (Families OverComing Stress) Family member It was January 2011 when we found ourselves among our squadron’s families, a somber group awaiting the evening’s deluge of information:  the pre-deployment brief.  My husband was embarking on his third deployment, but this was a first time experience for our daughters (ages 3 and 5). One of our goals was to find …

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