Many of us send our children off to war, hoping nothing happens. As a parent, I was prepared for the worst—the ultimate sacrifice of my daughter—death.
But I never anticipated that her life-threatening injuries would have had the impact it had on our family.
While many married caregivers or spouses of the WWs have rights and benefits and willing accepted their spouses military career, parents do not. We raise our children and let them go. Unfortunately, when the child is a single service member (from the army, navy, air force, marines, national guard or reserves), the parents are called u