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Husbands Whose Wives Deploy Have Same Issues and Worries

My neighbor and good friend John's wife is a commander in the U.S. Navy. He takes her long deployments in stride, but still has the same issues anyone has when his spouse is away: he misses her terribly, but I know he holds a lot of that inside.

Thinking about my neighbor led me to a couple of particularly poignant blogs from husbands who've dealt with their wives' deployments.

In the first one below, the husband, who does not share his name, jokingly titles the piece "Being a Deployed Military Wife." He writes:

In the second, Joshua Souza writes: