It's all about the fear of the unknown. With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, military families had some idea of the enemy their service members would face.
But some soldiers' families have expressed uneasiness as their loved ones prepare to deploy to Liberia - ground zero for the Ebola epidemic.
As Major General Gary Volesky, Commanding General of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), explained to Reuters:
"Ebola is a ...