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Waiting Game Can Be Hard For Military Families

Posted October 1, 2001

— Like the rest of the country, Fort Bragg families continue to wait for the next move.

The long wait can be tough, but for families with strong military ties, it is something they have learned to deal with. Blackhawk pilot Rod Duplin and his stay-at-home wife, Robin, both grew up in military households. He said he does not want to leave his family, but he is committed to doing so.

"I can't say I'll be happy about deploying," he said. "I'm never happy about deploying because my family means a lot to me, but honestly, I don't see we have much of a choice."

Duplin and other military families said they take it day-by-day, which makes things a little easier.


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