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By Karen Jowers, Staff writer
Whether you’re a mom in the military, a spouse who’s a mom, or the mom of a service member, you know the heartache of deployments and separations, and the effects of the upheaval of military moves.
But pride, patriotism and a good dose of humor are the hallmarks of the comments we received to our Facebook query “You know you’re a military mom if ...”
Texting, calling, emailing and Skyping are as essential as eating and drinking for some. Time and again, mothers said they sleep with cellphones on their pillowsin case their child calls from afar in the middle of the night. And they will knock down anyone or anything in their path to get to the phone when it rings.