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April Month of the Military Child


April 16, 2020

Penny Merryfield

Jim Merryfield, right and daughter Rhonda Rasgorshek at Memorial Day

Experiencing the military through a child's eyes, as a veteran in my own right, and as a spouse of a veteran, the awe in all three positions is still there.

"Being a military brat was awesome. It is a lifestyle, and kids adapt well." said Rene M.Military men and women have it hard. Leaving families, missing the birth of a child or missing the funeral of a loved one because they are deployed. But the wives still run the household, get the kids to school and work doing this on their own now because their loved ones are protecting our freedom is just as hard.

Jim Merryfield's middle daughter,...

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