Margaret Clevenger is an account executive at ScoutComms, the nation’s leading communications and advocacy firm specializing in veterans issues. She is the daughter of a retired Army Ranger and Special Forces commander. Her family endured multiple deployments and moves. Margaret also serves as the Community Outreach Director for her local Team, Red, White and Blue chapter.
I am a well-adjusted military brat. That would almost seem to be shocking if you’ve seen recent news about military children and bad behaviors. Yet here I am, a college graduate one year into my career, volunteering in my community and making my way in the world — and I’m not an anomaly.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.