May 5, 2006

Thanks to the United Through Reading program here, dealing with the deployment has been a bit easier for Master Sgt. Elizabeth L. Scharnhorst, a 40-year-old mother of two, Alex, 10, and Adam, 9. Scharnhorst, a native of Dubuque, Iowa, is serving as the legal chief for Camp Taqaddum's Legal Services Support Team. A passionate advocate of the program - which allows service members to record videos of themselves to send home to loved ones - Scharnhorst tells everyone she meets to sign up for a session. She does this, she says, because it's a great program that reaps an invaluable reward for minimal amounts of effort; something every deployed service member can appreciate. "All it takes is time," said Scharnhorst.::n::

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