A great article about the power and industriousness of military families, especially when it comes to a cause near and dear to them.


by Rory McClannahan | Jun 28, 2012 | Filed under: News

Circe Olson Woessner never raised her right hand and promised “to support and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”

That doesn’t mean that she hasn’t served her country. As a wife, a mother and a daughter, she has served in a military role that you don’t hear much about on Veterans Day or Memorial Day — that of a family member.

As a girl, she followed her mother and father around the world as they worked in American Department of Defense schools that served military families. As a wife, she moved more than 20 times during her husband’s military career. And as a mother, she worries about a son who serves in the Army.

It was during her son’s deployment to Iraq when she got the idea for a museum that celebrates the American military family.

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