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March 19, 2013

Context is Critical

Posted 12:33PM on March 19 2013 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (302) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin | Tags: Huff po, Military families, Rebekah sanderlin

The always brilliant Rebekah Sanderlin writes a response to a recent and widely panned blog post in which the author makes wild and inaccurate assumptions about military life.  This is a must read! 

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January 25, 2012

DREAM Scholarships for Milkids

Posted 07:44AM on January 25 2012 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (19) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin | Tags: Dream, Military kids, Scholarships for military kids

I love the smell of a feel-good story in the morning!  DREAM big military kids and check out information on some scholarship money that's available to you!  

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October 05, 2011

Homecoming Video Contest

Posted 14:26PM on October 05 2011 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (4) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin | Tags: Deployment homecoming, Jamie o'neal

There's nothin' like a homecoming! Scour your hard drives for that tear-jerking video and enter it in a contest.  Read on ... 

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September 26, 2011

All I didn’t know about suicide

Posted 04:42AM on September 26 2011 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (25) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin, Suicide Prevention | Tags: David rudd, Military suicide, Suicide prevention, Veterans crisis line

Rebekah Sanderlin tackles a difficult subject - suicide prevention - but does so with such grace and dignity.  This is a must-read for all vets, and their families.  

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September 15, 2011

President Pushes for Veteran and Military Spouse Hiring Incentives

Posted 11:41AM on September 15 2011 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (22) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin | Tags: Jobs act, Returning heroes tax credit, Unemployed veterans, Wounded warrior tax credit

With one million veterans out of work, President Obama is taking notice and responding with an unparalleled jobs act.  Read more here ...

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June 13, 2011

Stars Help Raise Awareness of Military Suicides

Posted 15:48PM on June 13 2011 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (16) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin | Tags: Country music awards, Creative coalition, Military suicides, Rebekah sanderlin, Suicide prevention

Suicides among our military veterans is becoming an all-too common occurance.  Rebekah Sanderlin writes a brilliant op-ed in The Tennessean - spotlighting what some celebs are doing to help stem this epidemic. Click here to read the article.

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April 27, 2011

War Bride, Minus the War

Posted 21:22PM on April 27 2011 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (30) Categories: Deployment, Rebekah Sanderlin, Spouse Issues | Tags: Deployment, Independence, Marriage, Rebekah sanderlin, War

I am a very good war bride. That’s not just bluster on my part; that statement has been tested and proven, time and again. But take away the war and, as I’ve learned in this past year of no deployments, I am not a very good bride.

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April 20, 2011

A Natural Disaster

Posted 22:49PM on April 20 2011 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (17) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin | Tags: Military families, Operation marriage, Rebekah sanderlin, Tornado

I don’t really check weather forecasts. Perhaps that’s a something I should change. It’s just that the weather doesn’t really affect me all that much. If I open the door and it’s cold, I’ll grab a coat. If it’s raining, I grab a raincoat. I keep sunglasses and a umbrella in my car. My plans are rarely altered by outside conditions, so it rarely occurs to me to find out what those conditions will be in advance.

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January 28, 2011

Operation Homefront's Miliitary Child of the Year: Honoring our Military Kids

Posted 00:01AM on January 28 2011 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (17) Categories: Military Children, Rebekah Sanderlin | Tags: Military child of the year, Operation homefront, Rebekah sanderlin

Military kids are awesome, aren’t they? As military parents we are constantly humbled by our children and their experiences, many of which we inflict upon them. Ours are kids who, before they are even old enough to vote, will have given more for their nation in their short lives than most adults will give in a lifetime.

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December 20, 2010

Operation Marriage: My First Anniversary

Posted 08:30AM on December 20 2010 by Rebekah Sanderlin | User Comments (15) Categories: Rebekah Sanderlin, Spouse Issues | Tags: Marriage, Military relationships, Operation marriage, Rebekah sanderlin

Today is mine and my husband’s first anniversary. Not the anniversary of the day when I talked my parents into spending too much money on a party, though. Rather, today is our first real anniversary — the first one we have actually earned.

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