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9 Ways Families Can Stay Connected During Deployment

If you have a family member who is frequently deployed, bonding moments are even more important. Here are ways to make sure everyone stays in touch.
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The time before, during, and after deployment is often filled with anxiety and confusion. The number of family members of active duty military personnel is approximately 2 million, which includes spouses, children, and adult dependents. Coping with both the physical and emotional distance, while keeping family bonds intact, can feel challenging. But by keeping one another in their daily thoughts and rituals, family members can stay connected over space and time. Here are nine ways to maintain strong bonds while a family member is deployed.