I have just spent the better part of 3 days searching frantically through every single box, corner, drawer, crevice and corner in my home hoping, praying, pleading with the universe for it not to be true. But I have exhausted all of the places I could look and an entire box of my Christmas memories? Simply. Gone. And I am devastated.
“God forbid someone talk about dysfunction among veterans or military families. There is a new type of politically correct backlash to any discussion on the negative aspects of the military community. Just as with race or gender, people can have negative perceptions about veterans and their family, but apparently can never, ever, say them out loud.”
Erin Whitehead is a sought after author, vocalist, consultant and speaker. She is an original member of the American Military Spouses Choir, featured on Season 8 of America's Got Talent. She currently lives in Florida with her husband, who recently retired from the USMC, and their two daughters.