I think about my grandfather who served in the Navy at the end of WWII and witnessed the atomic bomb testing done in the Bikini Atolls.
I think about my dad who retired from the Navy and my brother who is active duty in the Army.
|My brother and dad right before Mike deployed|
|I love this pic! It's right before Ryan left for school and of course the kids were all over him.|
What a privilege it is to be in a country with an all-volunteer force - men and women who choose to fight and defend our freedoms. Did you thank anyone for their service??
And on a side note-- it was the weekend of Veteran's Day in 2003 when Ryan and I first truly met setting up the Veteran's Day Memorial for ROTC. Who knew that day would change my life?!