Category Archives: Iraq War

Look beyond the lapel pin


Six years ago this weekend,¬†Veterans and Military Families for Progress held its biennial national conference in Arlington, Virginia. I was a founding member and for several years served on the board of the national 501(c)4 organization. That weekend event hosted … Continue reading

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Me: Part 2


After a couple of years in the country, we relocated back to Nashville where I went through two years of high school before another move to Murfreesboro, an hour south of Nashville. During my high school, I got involved in … Continue reading

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Anniversary of the Iraq War


Wow, hard to believe such a defining moment in my life passed by and I almost forgot about it!¬† I say defining because as my bio hints, I was a Blue Star mother six times over as my sons – … Continue reading

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