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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.


Members of the 930th Digital Liaison Detachment stand in formation during their departure ceremony in Homestead, on Nov. 26, 2012. The Soldiers are deploying to Afghanistan to work with U.S. and coalition forces. (Source: Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa)

Homestead’s 930th Detachment Departs For Afghanistan Deployment

A South Florida Army National Guard unit is headed back to Afghanistan once again.



Nearly 100 Soldiers Heading Home From Afghan Combat

Following 225 long, brutal days of combat duty in Afghanistan, nearly 100 Army soldiers are coming home Sunday.

CBS Miami–09/16/2012