When my son went to Afghanistan, I was a typical mother. I knew that he was there to protect our country and to help others as well, but I still worried about him. I never followed the news much before, but his deployment changed all of that. I started looking at our national news every day to see what was going on with the military. I didn’t stop there though. Since he was actually in Afghanistan, I wanted to learn as much as I could about where he was. I really did not know very much, but I quickly got an education.
What really helped me was finding a website that has a variety of articles about Afghanistan. I was about to learn a good bit about the history there as well as current happenings. Continue reading