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American Heroes Network

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June 04th 2013:“Unique Challenges Faced by Parents as Caregivers to their single Wounded Warriors”

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

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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2167/american-heroes-network 12/12/2017 08:00 12/12/2017 09:00 American Heroes Network https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2167/american-heroes-network 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 upon to help in their recovery. Never did I anticipate a three-year long stay at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. And never, did I anticipate the struggles that had to be fought to get the best care for my daughter. My experience and tenacity often times pushed me up against bureaucratic inertia and uncomfortable/questionable situations with the military and their way of doing things. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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