Fourteen months serving your nation and the greater good of mankind in a desolate, sandy hellhole half way across the world; putting your life on the line every day, all day, making decisions most others couldn’t or wouldn’t make; a freely chosen commitment of sacrifice and service; and only one thing can bring you to tears: your two Border Collies.
Welcome home, Airman, welcome home.
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