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25
Feb

Interview with Dawn VanGorkum

–by Kristen Tsetsi

Dawn VanGorkum, raised by a father who was a 1SG in the Army and married to an Army soldier, has all the experience she needs to Read more »

21
Feb

Interview with “Reporting for Doodie” Author J.L. Smith

–by Kristen Tsetsi

J.L. Smith is a freelance writer and author whose book Reporting for Doodie: One Grandmother’s Story of Commitment, Read more »

17
Feb

I have a confession.

–by Kristen Tsetsi

I don’t know very much about the pressing needs (mental and physical health, FRG support, etc.) of the military family. Read more »

17
Feb

Interview with Lora

–by Kristen Tsetsi

Lora and her husband Dean, an Army officer, knew one another when they were children, but as they grew up, they led their own lives. Read more »

15
Feb

Best Blogs, Websites, and Facebook Pages

–by Kristen Tsetsi

…because, not only do they have useful, entertaining, and/or informative content, but they’ve also helped spread the word Read more »

13
Feb

Interview with Melanie Smith

–by Kristen Tsetsi

Melanie Smith married her Navy husband, Jay, when she was 27, blending together two families: she and her daughter, and Read more »

13
Feb

The “‘Like’ it for TIME” LIFE Timeline

–by Kristen Tsetsi

As part of a “LIFE Timeline” contest, Starlett Henderson of Army Wife Network has submitted to LIFE magazine online a timeline Read more »

10
Feb

Interview with Amanda Williams

–by Kristen Tsetsi

Amanda Williams, 21, met Craig—a Marine who had already re-enlisted once by the time they met—in North Carolina in May Read more »

9
Feb

“Honorable Discharge” by Cindy Betsinger

-by Cindy Betsinger

Cindy Betsinger graciously allowed LIFT to re-post her story here.  “Honorable Discharge” was first published in 5th Story Review.  Enjoy. Read more »

7
Feb

Dear TIME Magazine…

Mail your letter to TIME Magazine in an appeal to its editors to consider the military family for
2011 Person of the Year.

A sample letter is below Read more »

6
Feb

Interview with Wounded Warrior Wives’ Cheryl Gansner

–by Kristen Tsetsi

On July 28, 2006, Cheryl Gansner’s husband Bryan was six weeks from leaving Iraq when his convoy, driving through Kirkuk, rolled over Read more »

3
Feb

An Anonymous Interview

–by Kristen Tsetsi

The following is an interview with an Army soldier who asked to remain anonymous.
Read more »