Since Oct 6, 2004
15 years DoD service, one tour in Bosnia,one tour in Iraq, three tours in AF, four tours GTMO, etc., etc.
Three daughters, two sons, 35th anniversary, married a farm girl from ND who got expert her first range in the Army.
Currently serving as Pastor to a small Baptist Church in the slums of Freetown, Sierra Leone while doing the Paul tentmaking thing.
My children are not a “punishment” but the reason I get up and do my thing every day. I will never see my girls wrapped in a Burqa or my boys wrapped in a “vest” while air is still whistling through my lungs.