Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Fort Meade gets new commander

FORT MEADE — Fort Meade’s new installation commander is no stranger to the Army post near Baltimore.
Col. Edward Rothstein did two stints there before assuming command Tuesday.
He was assigned to the 743rd Military Intelligence Battalion at Fort Meade from 1993 to 1996. And he served at the National Security Agency there from [...]
"Fort Meade gets new commander: "

Walter Reed closing after 102 years helping troops

Walter Reed closing after 102 years helping troops: "

WASHINGTON — Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the Army’s flagship hospital where privates to presidents have gone for care, is closing its doors after more than a century.
Hundreds of thousands of the nation’s war wounded from World War I to today have received treatment at Walter Reed, including 18,000 troops who served in Iraq and [...]

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Does Deployment Cause Military Families to Divorce?

There have been numerous reports that the marriages of military couples are under threat due to the stress of the recent wars and the long and dangerous deployments. Lizette Alvarez writing in the New York Times in 2006 states, "Military deployments have a way of chewing up marriages, turning daily life upside down and making strangers out of husbands and wives."

Yet is this really what the data show us?
Read more at The Huffington Post

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