Military families: Losing My Father at War, One Letter at a Time

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Military families communicate during deployments, but the words and information is filtered and sometimes self-censored.

Kate Hoit writes about the frustration and fog that came with her service in Iraq. Trying to stay focused on her military job while her father—himself a veteran of another war—slipped into illness and dementia.

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This story appears as part of the Letter from Italy, 1944 Conversations series. Click here to see the index.