CNN highlighted a 20-year-old Black wife and mother who recently signed up for the army and is leaving her husband and 2-year-old daughter behind in Georgia for months of basic training in Missouri. When prospective army private Latricia Rose's husband Brandon was having a hard time finding work, she put off thoughts of a higher education to work and support her family. Now, like many other army enlistees, Latricia Rose is joining the army for the education opportunities. But as the time to head to camp approaches, the reality of being away from her toddler and husband is beginning to set in. Read More: Army Mom Skips Deployment to Stay With SonLesbian Sergeant Discharged After Cops Tell Military

Essence.com
Mar, 31, 2010

CNN highlighted a 20-year-old Black wife and mother who recently signed up for the army and is leaving her husband and 2-year-old daughter behind in Georgia for months of basic training in Missouri. When prospective army private Latricia Rose's husband Brandon was having a hard time finding work, she put off thoughts of a higher education to work and support her family. Now, like many other army enlistees, Latricia Rose is joining the army for the education opportunities. But as the time to head to camp approaches, the reality of being away from her toddler and husband is beginning to set in. Read More:

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