An Inside Look at a National Guard Soldier Deploying and Saying Goodbye to His Family

Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Memorial Day, so I want to share a story that really moved me, about Matthew Mawyer, an Army National Guard soldier who was serving in Kuwait when he wrote a story for a book we put out last May called Chicken Soup for the Soul: Military Families.

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