He Stays at Home With Their Two Boys While She Serves in AfghanistanFormer Air Force Major Brad Eychner has no illusions about his important role as a stay-at-home dad and military spouse. Learn how he came into this role and how he takes care of their two young boys while his wife is deployed.
Jul 20, 2010
Operation Purple Camp Helps Military Kids Cope
Operation Purple (the name comes from the fact that all branches of the military are jointly included) has grown to include over 30,000 kids and teens in camping at locations across the country. Campers hail from all ranks and Services, active and reserve components; priority is given to children whose parents are currently within a 15 month deployment “window," the precise dates of which are announced on an annual basis.