Deployment

We all know that nothing is certain in military life. This seems to be especially true for deployments. You spend months waiting for your service member’s return, but the reality is that you never truly know when to expect them. Will it be at the seven-month mark, like the unit originally planned? Or take 300 days like it says on their orders? Will deployment last an extra two weeks because of quarantine? Or will they remain in country for two extra months while waiting to be relieved? Will they be home for the upcoming holiday? Honestly, who knows?

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