Army reaches out to survivors
05-10-2010 12:00 AM
SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- Military life requires many sacrifices from Soldiers and their families. But what happens when a Soldier pays the ultimate sacrifice, when he does not return to loved ones awaiting impatiently, counting the days until his arrival? What happens to them, when someone knocks on their door with a message we all fear too much, to even think about it? What help is available then? In order to serve family members of Soldiers killed in action, the Army deliberately approaches survivors with the Survivor Outreach Services (SOS), a program now available in Europe.
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