Gold Star Mother Shares 'Hugs' with Fort Hood Wounded Soldiers

By Gloria MontgomeryAugust 2, 2010

Gold Star Mother  and author Deborah Tainsh hugs Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade squad leader, Staff Sgt. Miguel LeFlore. Tainsh, who was in Killeen for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors' grief seminar, held July 22-24, visited WTB Soldiers Friday to talk to them about grieving and coping with the loss of a battle buddy. Tainsh, who lost her son, Sgt. Patrick Tainsh in 2004, told the Soldiers that it was normal to grieve and encouraged them to contact their battle buddies' families. She also distributed her book, "Dear Warrior and Hero: Encouragement From Gold Stars Families of the Fallen." (Photo by Gloria Montgomery, WTB Public Affairs)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gold Star Mother and author Deborah Tainsh hugs Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade squad leader, Staff Sgt. Miguel LeFlore. Tainsh, who was in Killeen for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors' grief seminar, held July 22-24, visited WTB Soldiers Friday to talk to them about grieving and coping with the loss of a battle buddy. Tainsh, who lost her son, Sgt. Patrick Tainsh in 2004, told the Soldiers that it was normal to grieve and encouraged them to contact their battle buddies' families. She also distributed her book, "Dear Warrior and Hero: Encouragement From Gold Stars Families of the Fallen." (Photo by Gloria Montgomery, WTB Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Gloria Montgomery) VIEW ORIGINAL