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My son, an American soldier.

Posted on: November 9, 2008 8:41 pm
Edited on: November 9, 2008 8:43 pm
 

I posted this on the College Basketball message board yesterday.  I thought I'd also post in on my blog so that my Husker buddies and my other connections can see it too:

Adam graduated from Infantry school yesterday.  My 72 year-old mother flew down from Nebraska and she rode with Renee and me to Ft. Benning in Georgia to see the ceremony.

I was so surprised at the change in him.  When my nephew graduated from basic in the Marines, he and most every other recruit there looked like a kid, but Adam really looked like a man.  I'm very proud.

He excelled in his training, was a team leader during boot camp and participated in a demonstration during the ceremony in which he was dressed in full battle gear and jumped out of a tank, guns a-blazing.

I bought him a steak dinner and took him to get a tattoo.  It was a good time.

I just can't believe my son is now a grown man, a disciplined fighting man who wants to become a Ranger, and who will proudly defend our country next year in either Iraq or Afghanistan.

Comments

Since: Oct 11, 2006
Posted on: November 14, 2008 1:27 pm
 

My son, an American soldier.

Again, thank you all.



Since: Dec 20, 2007
Posted on: November 13, 2008 10:45 pm
 

My son, an American soldier.

Good job, Tex.  God keep you, and yours!



Since: Sep 6, 2008
Posted on: November 11, 2008 7:13 pm
 

My son, an American soldier.

Congratulayions to your son. you also deserve cudos for steering him in noble an honorable direction. We will pray for him and all his fellow soilders in this very dangerous world.

Thank you and your son for what you do,have done and will do for this country.

GOD bless America.




Since: Mar 13, 2008
Posted on: November 10, 2008 4:27 pm
 

My son, an American soldier.

Tomorrow is Veterans Day, so I'd like to offer my personal thanks to your son and to all the other brave men and women who are serving or have served our country in the armed forces. You honor all of us with your service!



Since: Oct 11, 2006
Posted on: November 10, 2008 12:32 pm
 

My son, an American soldier.

Thanks again.

Viking, it's true.  The change in him has been striking.  It's definitely made a man out of him.




Since: Oct 28, 2008
Posted on: November 10, 2008 11:00 am
 

My son, an American soldier.

He is a wonderful guy it sounds like,he is prayed for and looked over by God,HE IS PROTECTED.



Since: Sep 26, 2008
Posted on: November 10, 2008 6:50 am
 

My son, an American soldier.

Congratulations,I thank you and your son,many are too selfish to enlist, its amazing what the service can do for their self esteem.My son has been to Iraq and next year probably Afganistan he considers it an honor to serve.Good Luck and God bless.



Since: Oct 11, 2006
Posted on: November 10, 2008 2:35 am
 

My son, an American soldier.

Thank you all.  I may be his father, but I give all the credit to him.  He's the one who had to go through all that crap.  Words cannot describe how proud I am of him.



Since: Jan 23, 2008
Posted on: November 10, 2008 12:56 am
 

My son, an American soldier.

Just two words to express my gratitude from one U.S. Army Infantryman to now another: THANK YOU!




Since: Feb 17, 2007
Posted on: November 9, 2008 11:26 pm
 

My son, an American soldier.

Congrads to your son Husker,god bless him and the rest of our boys and girls serving throught the world.


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