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Two weeks after the last shot

By • Oct 2nd, 2010 • Category: Post-Deployment, Uncategorized

By Cpl. Bryan Lett, Marine Blog Two weeks ago I busted my chin up in a firefight in Afghanistan’s Kunar Province, today I’m writing this blog from a cubicle in Washington. Transitioning from a combat zone back to normalcy can be hard and unpredictable. I’m not writing about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, I’m writing about the […]

Three Weeks In & Already Dreaming About the Homecoming

By • Aug 12th, 2010 • Category: Featured, Uncategorized

Unfortunately my blog hiatus is over. Not because I don’t like blogging, but because Mike is officially deployed again. There is something about blogging about deployment when he is home that is just too overwhelming for me. But don’t worry. We have 6 more long months of this. This time we face our 4th deployment […]

Predeployment Roller Coaster

By • Apr 1st, 2010 • Category: Featured, Uncategorized

Predeployment is like an emotional roller coaster for me. I’m sad because my husband is leaving. I’m mad at the government for taking my husband to war. I’m stressed because I want my husband to help me get as much done around the house as possible before he leaves. And I’m happy when we get […]

Coming to Terms with the Next Deployment

By • Jan 12th, 2010 • Category: Pre-Deployment, Uncategorized

The good news is we made it through the holidays without having to dodge too many questions about my husband’s next deployment. A few family members and friends asked, but we just told them that we aren’t talking about it right now. We are focusing on just enjoying the holidays with Mike home. I knew […]

The Emotional Roller Coaster

By • Oct 11th, 2009 • Category: Pre-Deployment, Uncategorized

Luckily my husband’s trip plans got rearranged and he ended up staying home for another week. My friends called it a “bonus week” with Mike. However, we didn’t learn about the change in plans until one day before he was scheduled to leave. So after being upset the night before and waking up with a […]

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