My son-in-law, Marine Lt. Colonel Michael Kasprzyk, shown here recently receiving a commendation for his contribution to the war effort, is returning home this weekend from a six-month deployment. Next month he leaves for a one-year deployment to Bahrain.
Though it seems far removed now from our daily lives, the war on terror goes on.
And, like so many hundreds of thousands of wives, my daughter makes the best of it.
Here's to both of them for offering up the sacrifices they make.