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Encouragement
We are almost at our half way point of this deployment and for some of us our feels are that this has been a smooth deployment, while for some of us it has been a little bit of a struggle. The thing to look at is, we have all made it this far even with the little bumps along the way. You have accomplished a lot and handle things the best you can; you are doing a great job. You should all be proud of yourselves. I have spoke with some of our wives and single soldiers families and I sympathies with all your feeling of deployment. There are many emotions and challenges that come along with deployment. The most difficult part of deployment may be waiting for your soldier to come home for their R&R and then having to say good-bye the second time. For those of us that have had the chance to enjoy R&R with our soldier, I know it feels like the time goes by too fast but I hope you were able to enjoy that time together as much as possible. No matter how many deployments, its never easy for anyone to have to say goodbye again. We know that they are going back to help finish the mission and bring ALL of our men home together soon. For those of us that are still anxiously waiting for our soldier's turn for R&R. I know it’s hard watching other families with their love ones home, wondering when you get your turn. The days feeling like they take forever; think positive, keep yourself busy and the time will pass by quickly. They will be here soon. All of us are counting down, some by days, weeks or months and others count by the seasons, holidays or even by the school semesters. Spring will be here soon and Summer to follow. So nice weather and even more things to think of doing during that time together. Remember that you don't have to plan much, just enjoy the time together and take time to relax and have fun.

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