Items of Interest

Since its release, Military Widow: A Survival Guide has left its mark as a solid resource on military grief and loss. Here are some of the diverse ways the grief-healing message found it this book has been made known.

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Authors of the Year

Joanne Steen and Regina Asaro were named the 2007 Authors of the Year by the US Naval Institute. Regina and Joanne are shown with Major General Thomas Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.), CEO and Publisher of the Naval Institute.

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New York Times | Old Enough to Ask how Dad Died at War

In this New York Times article, Joanne Steen offers insight for surviving families. Read the entire article…

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New York Times | Military Kin Struggle With Loss and a Windfall

In this article by New York Times reporter, Lisa W. Foderaro, Joanne Steen discusses the emotional and financial concerns surviving families contend with. Read the entire article…

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NPR’s Neal Conan interviews co-authors Steen and Asaro

NPR Radio’s “Talk of the Nation” host Neal Conan interviews authors Joanne Steen and Regina Asaro as they discuss helping a new generation of military widows cope with their losses and face the future. Listen to the interview…