Saturday, November 19, 2011

Fort Hood Military families put out 'emergency call' for support

Military families put out 'emergency call' for support
By: Chie Saito

Military families put out what organizers described as an emergency call for support and resources this week in Washington D.C.

As part of “Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues,” military families from across the country told stories of the struggles they faced with a family member serving in active duty. The stories were told in the visitor’s center of the U.S. Capitol Building.

Fort Hood Army wife Tricia Radenz told the story of her 12-year-old Daniel who battled emotional wounds caused by his father’s repeated deployments.

"My husband came home from Iraq on emergency leave and 14 days after he came home, Daniel hung himself and took his life," Radenz said.
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