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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Military kids thriving or surviving? Submit your kids’ thoughts now.

Since Sept. 11, 2001, a whole generation of military children have grown up during a time of war. They’ve experienced the deployment of parents, changes of schools, loss of life in their communities and more.

Among the best people to ask what that experience is like are the children of current military families.

If you’re a military mom or dad, then have your child, or children, tell us how it feels. Do they see any differences in their lives compared with those of their non-military friends? Have they learned anything from the experience?

We want to hear from military parents, too. What is it like raising a child in a military family during a time of war?

Submissions will be featured and discussed in the live Washington Post online chat “The Mil Life: Are military kids thriving or just surviving?” Wednesday at noon ET. Submit by commenting below or by going directly to the chat page.

By Haley Crum  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/10/2011

 
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