BUY PRODUCT HERE: On friday we wear remember everyone deployed red face mask
Today, mothers and fathers in the reserves and National Guard join their Active Duty counterparts on the front lines. Many have served several deployments. All have put careers, families and their entire lives on hold in order to serve their country. Threats to our security are more diverse today than ever before, and to combat these dangers requires the combined effort of our active and reserve components. President Obama announced recently that he planned to slow the timeline for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, meaning boots on the ground will remain at least through 2016, more than 15 years after the start of Operation Enduring Freedom began on Oct. 7, 2001.