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Mom goes to war: the secret lives of the women who protect our country

Maj. Annette Barnes poses with photos of her daughter, Sgt. Chloe Card, in her office at Camp Williams, Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

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Stacy Keyte had just re-enlisted in the National Guard in 2004 when she got pregnant with her son, Caleb. He was a year old when she got a call at her job at a local bank. She was being deployed to Iraq.
Going to war wasn't on her mind when she had her baby.
“I was thinking about first steps and getting through the teething stage,” she says, and then suddenly she had two months until she was shipping out and leaving her baby and husband behind. “I was in panic mode. I had a 1-year-old, I was like ...

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