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Description: The scene opens with three people sitting at a table talking, a window is in the background providing a lovely green landscape as a backdrop. One person’s back is to the camera, and two people, a man and a woman are facing it. One gets the impression the man and woman are a couple. The man has a camouflage baseball cap on and a long, graying beard, his name is Sean. The woman is looking at the man with the baseball cap and is Sean’s wife, Nicole.

Sean: I joined because my father was in the service.

Description: The scene changes to the just the couple sitting at the table in front of the windows. Nicole is smiling and talking, and introducing her husband, Sean. The camera backs away to show four people sitting at the table, and Sean is showing pictures. A picture of the two of them is shown, they are both smiling and Sean is in his Army fatigues. Pictures of Sean after his deployment are shown.

Nicole: My husband Sean was a master Sergeant in the Red Horse unit after 9/11 my husband was deployed. It was a struggle because our families were far away and I had these two young kids getting ready to start kindergarten, and so it was tough I remember waiting for Sean to call because you didn't have the communication it was a ten minute call, and you didn't know when it was going to come in. I was scared, I was worried for my husband, I was stressed out at home. Luckily I had some other military families that lived around us that just helped me through that difficult period.

Description: The camera backs away more, and it looks like this is Sean’s family, with two young teen boys sitting around the table sharing pictures of their father’s military career.

Description: The viewpoint is changed, there are more smiles around the table while looking at pictures.

Description: Nicole is talking about some of the hardships of Sean’s deployment, with a close up of her face.

Description: There is more talking and smiles around the table.

Description: Sean begins talking about the hardships, and agreeing that it was hard.

Sean: It was hard. It was definitely hard. It was hard on them, and it was hard on Nicole.

Description: There is a close-up on Sean’s face as he speaks of the hardships.

Description: More smiles around the table, then one of the boys starts to speak of his hardships and the memories he has of his dad being gone while deployed.

Nicole: The last deployment was a scary time the boys at this point are now, you know, thirteen and can really understand what their dad's doing.

Sean and Nicole’s son: When my dad left, I remember at football games while he was deployed it was my eighth grade year and every time the National Anthem was played I just started to cry because all I could think about was my dad.

Description: A close up of Nicole reiterating how hard the deployment was on everybody.

Description: The next scene shows Nicole walking into a Chase building, she is a Chase employee. The next few scenes show her interacting with co-workers, walking with her boss through a Chase building, and then a close-up of Nicole describing Chase’s involvement in easing the tough times during Sean’s deployments.

Nicole: It was a very difficult deployment for everybody, we were really really nervous. We got a last minute phone call and we were told that they were going to be state side for a few extra days. At the time I was working in retail claims and I had asked my manager if I could just go and be with my husband over the weekend before they deployed. Chase was very flexible in making sure that as a family that we were all there to support Sean.

Description: Photos of Sean leaving for deployment are shown, him hugging his son; his unit coming back on an airport tarmac; his sons and Sean behind a large banner welcoming Sean home.

Nicole: They are aware of the trying times that our military families go through. I am proud of my husband and everything that he did for his country I'm proud because we made it through three tough deployments and we came out better people because of it.

Description: Nicole is shown in a close-up talking again about Chase easing the strains of deployment.

Nicole: My name is Nicole, I'm a proud military spouse and I'm proud to be a part of JPMorgan Chase.

Description: The last frames are of Nicole and Sean in a black and white photo, beaming, showing how happy they are now.

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