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How Military Families Prepare For Their Loved Ones Return

Your family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.

11/03/2014

File photo of the National Guard. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Md. National Guard Welcomes Troops Home

The Maryland National Guard is welcoming home about 200 members of the 1229th Transportation Company from their nearly yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

09/06/2014

The USS Taylor was deployed to the Black Sea ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. (Photo credit: Navsource.org)

U.S. Warship Deployed Near Sochi Runs Aground

The USS Taylor is being inspected for damage.

02/19/2014

Current U.S. Army soldiers in Afghanistan may see extended tours of duty if budget cuts prevent training of replacement soldiers. (Photo credit: JANGIR/AFP/Getty Images)

Army May Extend Current Afghanistan Deployments Due To Budget Cuts

Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan next year may see their war tours extended because budget cuts will drastically limit training for brigades to replace them, the top Army general said Friday.

02/15/2013

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