Eleven-year-old Paige Cheney’s freckled face furrowed slightly as the late afternoon sun began sinking behind the playground on the army base she calls home.
“When I miss him most, I turn on my favorite radio station and it soothes me. They talk a lot about peace. The other night they were talking about grace. It helps,” she said.
The person she misses is her father, Major Todd Cheney, who is on his third deployment in the “war on terror”, serving once in Iraq and now on a second tour in Afghanistan.