by Kate Gukeisen, written around 2016 Ten years agothe fighting got bad. Ten years agoWe madecasserolesthat we expected would go uneaten. We madecallsthat left us weeping on the flooruntil we put on brave faces to pick up children from school. Ten years agowe askedourselves when it would get […]
We honor the memory of fallen heroes on this day, including many who were much more than heroes to us–they were our friends.
A decade ago, our military was facing a dizzying op-tempo, coupled with the kind of violent warfare that my family, and many other young Army families in the regular combat arms community, had not been exposed to quite so intimately before. I have felt comfort in reading stories from other military spouses processing […]
The first time my Vagabond Soldier deployed to Afghanistan, resources about the country were hard to find, out of date, and seemed to reveal little about the true spirit and culture of the Afghan people. Even though my son was a baby at the time, I wanted to […]