Pamela - posted on 04/07/2014 ( 2 moms have responded )
Maybe I'm not using the right site...but my 29 yr old son, who has a family, a REALLY good job has just committed to 8 years in the National Guard. So, he will leave his 2 and 3 yr old daughters and his wife in September for four months and then be "active" for six years, inactive for 2. I am beside myself. He is a wonderful husband and father and I am so confused by this decision. I think it will kill him and his girls to be away that long. How can I be supportive and make those months go quickly?