I need help getting my husband stateside?

My husband has been overseas for 3 months and he has 6 months left. I am not handling this well at all. Right before he left we found out our oldest daughter (just turned 2) has celiac, which puts her on a very restiricted diet. I am having a hard time with it, her GI specialist said that he would write a letter to try and get my husband home. I talked to him about it, but he is skeptical of this woking because there isnt really any non deployable jobs. Any ideas of what we an do?

Asked By: Margaret H - 10/18/2006
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I am sorry you are having this problem, but honestly your husband needs to keep his mind on what he is doing, esp if he is in the middle east ( did not say where he was at... More
Answered By: fr_chuck - 10/18/2006
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Theres not really much you can do. Though your daughter is on a restricted diet now this is not enough to bring your daughter home. It seems you have the right doctors in the area to handle the situation so you may just have to handle it yourself. I dont know if you are looking maybe for him to be able to retrain into... More
Answered By: SSgt JB - 10/18/2006
My wife had cancer while I was in Iraq last year and unless it was life threatening at the time, they wouldn't send me back. The best thing to do is find your closest Family Readiness Group, alert them of the situation, contact your base Chaplain and ask them for guidance. When you have all the information together... More
Answered By: John F - 10/18/2006
I don't mean to sound callas, but your problems aren't any more pressing than the problems every other family has during a deployment. If you can't take the stress, and many families can't, I suggest you talk to your husband about getting out of the military at the end of his enlistment. In the mean time, there... More
Answered By: yak_rider7 - 10/18/2006
No offense, but you're pretty much SOL. Your husband has a job that doesn't show much sympathy towards family members. I have two children enrolled in the EFMP and that didn't keep my husband from going to iraq. If having him gone for long periods of time is going to be too much for you, you should definitely talk to... More
Answered By: santokieann - 10/18/2006
the chances of him getting a Humanitarian reassignment are slim to none. your daughter's condition is not terminal, nor is it life threatening... More
Answered By: Mrsjvb - 10/18/2006
I'll tell it like it with it. He has more important things to do right protect yours and my freedoms. Him being home will not change the situation.
Answered By: TOPKICK - 10/19/2006
i`m afraid this will not help get your husband back... More
Answered By: Sunshine - 10/19/2006
I'm so sorry to hear about what you're going through. Really though like everyone is saying you're SOL. I wouldn't recommend writing anyone because it can get him in trouble rather than help, this comes from an experience with my hubby. They threatened to put my hubby in jail and dishonorably discharge him, so I wouldn... More
Answered By: Ashley - 10/19/2006
If every spouse who had a problem could just have a doctor write a letter and get their soldier back home, then there would be no one over there. THIS WAR. Not gym class. A doctors excuse won't keep you from participating.
Answered By: Butterfly Princess - 10/21/2006
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