Fort Bliss: Remembering Families

November 11, 2014 2:59 PM

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We constantly are reminded how tough it is to be a divorced parent, having so much to juggle between work and family. But that doesn't even scratch the surface of what it is like to be a divorced parent in the military. The sacrifice and stress of being deployed to war zones takes a toll on each and every soldier. Now imagine what it's like to leave your child with a neighbor for months at a time. Or have your ex's significant other raise your children. What would you do if your ex threatens to sue for full custody if you go on one more tour of duty? Even worse, your child may not even remember you when you return.

This gripping pain of being torn away from a child for months or years at a time is the subject of Fort Bliss, an Indie film written and directed by Claudia Myers and produced by John Sullivan, Adam Silver, Brendan McDonald and Myers. Starring Michelle Monaghan and Ron Livingston, the film explores ...

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