The war at home

    Suddenly, someone is starting to take a look at the effect war has on families who wait and pray their loved ones will return from the battlefield.

    Turns out the homefront is a battlefield as well.

    Just ask the children.

    Study of Child Abuse in Military FamiliesA study financed by the Pentagon found that mothers in Army families were about twice as likely to physically abuse them when their soldier husbands were deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. [Washington News]