NORFOLK (Aug. 7, 2012) Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Eric Brown greets his mother during the homecoming event for the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln deployed as part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua T. Rodriguez/Released) 120807-N-NX489-187 Join the conversation

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As the parent of a warrior, you honored the demands of your nation to allow your son or daughter to serve. Still, concerns can consume you as you think about the sacrifices your warrior has been called to make. You know they are often placed in harm’s way. While you are proud of their service, you know the risks they take and it’s just not easy to explain to those around you. The challenges you face have been face by others. Their stories and the lessons they’ve learned along the way can become your road map to a successful journey.