Family of the Week – Rita

After going through three deployments, mom Rita Swift says she’s not herself.  During her son’s deployment, she looks for ways to keep herself from worrying by staying busy sending care packages and making yellow ribbons.

Share Your Story

Share your deployment experience.  What would you like others to know about?  Some questions to consider talking about might be:  What did you expect?  How did you make it through?  What advice would you have for others?  What was reintegration like for you?  What did you do to heal from the experience?  How long did it take to feel ‘normal’?  Upload your videos to YouTube or Vimeo, and send the link to, and/or share them on our Facebook page.  Come to Facebook and join the conversation.

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