Foster Parents; Military families
& Child Protective Services. Part 1 of 13
Last week was an extraordinarily intriguing week. One of the foster parents who called was also in the military. It never occurred to your examiner that there were any significant number of military personnel that become foster parents. As we all know when a military person when their partner is a foster parent both are involved, both are at risk. This call inspired us to learn what specific problems military personnel face after becoming foster parents. This is what we will explore in this series.
In completing research for this series we came across a fascinating article regarding our troops coming home, or receiving news that Child Protective Services have removed their children from their homes.
This is occurring at an alarming rate during the time one spouse is serving overseas. They have fought for our country, our freedom, and now they are in for another fight right here on their home land. There is something seriously wrong with this picture.
- Our question; is this occurring because they choose to be foster parents, or is this for another reason. One reason, it is easier to file custody battles when one parent is out of the country. It seems spouses left to care for the children alone, find it an opportune time to attack the other by making accusations.
New article published 04/05/2011
Imagine you are a United States Marine. You can trace your families’ proud military service back to the civil war. You have answered your call of duty in a nasty world of unrelenting sand, sleeplessness and the constant threat of I.E.D.s, small arms fire and suicide bombings. After eight years of service, you return home as an Iraq war veteran with a flawless military service record. You have a loving family and are still devoted to protecting your country. The only problem is you have an estranged wife who makes repeated wild and disturbing accusations. You have a daughter you love and try to maintain a relationship with, but she is used as a weapon by a bitter woman with a troubled past.
Imagine having your house searched and personal effects, like your deceased grandfather’s flight helmet he gave you when you were six years old, confiscated because it was deemed “dangerous military equipment.”
Here is the link.
We decided to research this subject. Join us on our journey.
We learned along time ago the key to understanding a problem is finding all the facts, in doing so we all learn more about the subject. After all, once facts are known you can draw your own conclusion based on those facts.
Question; has our military been brought to it’s knees by CPS?