Calm on the Water: Military survivors Work through grief at retreat created by North Dakota Airmen

Sarah Merwin, left, and Capt. Dana Lyon, U.S. Air Force, ride a water-tube being pulled by a boat driven by husband and wife team Lt. Col. Micaela Brancato, and Lt. Col. Matthew Brancato, both of the 119th Wing, on Lake Maud, Minn., Aug. 1, 2014. The Brancatos operate the Holbrook Farms Retreat and are hosting widows of U.S. military members who lost their lives while serving their country. Both Lyon and Merwin recently lost their husbands and are being treated to a vacation at the retreat, which gives the widows a break from dealing with the grief of their loss. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp)

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