I am thankful for my friend SFC C. today she will leave for a 6 month deployment. i know she is sad. she has to leave her husband and infant daughter. the strength, vigilance, and courage soldiers have always amazes me. and she is no exception.
I once heard someone ask a soldier why they became a soldier....
his response was: "for my family. i put the uniform on so they dont have to."
SFC C, thank you for wearing the uniform so i can continue to have every freedom in the world. Thank you for wearing the uniform so that i could spend the day with my kids. thank you for wearing the uniform so i my state my opinion whenever i want. thank you for wearing the uniform so i can live in peace.
below is a photo of SFC C's daughter, a few days after birth.