Far-away Father’s Day for parents in uniform puts focus on balancing military, family life
June 17th, 2012
05:58 PM ET

Far-away Father’s Day for parents in uniform puts focus on balancing military, family life

Opinion by Tova Neugut, Kate Rosenblum, and Mike Erwin
Special to CNN

As Americans celebrated Fathers Day, few were likely aware that close to 2 million children have at least one parent who serves in the armed forces. Forty-three percent of American troops are parents, most of them fathers.

While many acknowledge the sacrifices made by our servicemen, women, and their families, our appreciation for the significance of these sacrifices has deepened as we’ve heard the voices of military dads. Like this one: FULL POST