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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

Major Roderick Cassidy thanked school children in the East Village for their support during a long deployment. Credit CBS 2

Army Officer Thanks East Village School Kids For Their Support During Long Deployment

Cassidy, who has served in the National Guard and Army Reserve for more than 17 years, told CBS 2 that he wants to make sure that no one forgets the sacrifices of those who gave their lives, and the many who are still waiting to come home.

05/23/2013

An American soldier is seen in Afghanistan (file / credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

26 Army National Guard Soldiers From Queens Ready For Deployment To Afghanistan

There were tears, hugs and lots of goodbyes in Queens at an American Legion during a farewell ceremony for 26 members of the 14th Finance Detachment.

11/06/2011

Staff Sgt. Anthony Oliveira

Staff Sergeant Home For Holidays For First Time In 11 Years

After 11 years away, an army staff sergeant finally came home for the holidays.

12/26/2010