"If anything, [I'm happy] if I can just share the fact that there are opportunities, and [tell others] to always accept those opportunities, rather than look at them as obligations," she said. "Just don't turn anything down."
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For those women who can't be with their families this solemn holiday, Sgt. Fontaine said, their fellow servicewomen serve as a second family.