National Day of the Deployed: Soldiers and their families honored on social media

In honor of the National Day of the Deployed on Wednesday, social media users are sharing their thanks and well-wishes for soldiers and their families.

According to Soldiers' Angels, a nonprofit that provides aid and comfort to troops, veterans and their loved ones, the day is dedicated to "all of the brave men and women who have been deployed and are sacrificing, or have sacrificed, their lives to fight for our country. It's also a day that acknowledges their families they are separated from."

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Want to post a message of support to our troops or share a story about a soldier in your life? Join the conversation on social media with #DayOfTheDeployed or #NationalDayOfTheDeployed.

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