Personal stories, practical ideas, and checklists help readers know what to expect, how to prepare, and how to personally grow as individuals and families. Updated second edition includes new information about longer repeat and multiple deployments, self-care and wellness, and stories and examples from recent conflicts.
About the Author
Karen Pavlicin is an award-winning author and dynamic international speaker known for her practicality, inspirational insight, and sense of humor. Her challenging yet positive experiences during her Marine husband’s many deployments, and her volunteer work with military families, inspired her to write Surviving Deployment: A Guide for Military Families and lead military family workshops. She wrote Life After Deployment: Military Families Share Reunion Stories and Advice to help with the many challenges military families face during their reunions. In 2019, Military Spouse magazine named her the "Godmother of the Milspouse Book Movement" for her work representing the voices and stories of military families.