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In the Marines, deployments are part of the job. But knowing that doesn’t make it any easier for families to get through months away from their loved ones.
Marine Capt. Nick Whitefield and his wife, Laura, said USO programs like the USO/United Through Reading Military Program made it easier for them and their two young children to weather his most recent deployment.
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