How To Support Veterans’ Families During The Holidays

Ashley, a junior at Eastern Illinois University, poses with a photo of her father, who was killed in action in Iraq in 2009. Ashley continues to receive educational scholarships from Children of Fallen Patriots.

(NAPSI)—While the holiday season is generally a time of joy and celebration, military families can often experience a very different range of emotions. Active service members and veterans returning home for the holidays might struggle to participate in family gatherings or even find the season particularly distressing. And, for the families of those service members who do not return, the holidays can be an agonizing reminder of a loved one’s absence. 

 

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