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Captain Joe

Sam is doing the right thing. I wish I had stayed in the Army when I made Captain. I could have retired as a Colonel, perhaps. My jeep driver retired as a Colonel. I encouraged him to go to OCS which he did do. I even commanded him later when he was a Lieutenant and I was his Captain. But then, maybe I would have been killed, too. Who knows what would lay on the path not taken.


Lis, I let out an audible sigh and started to tear up when I read your post. We've only met Sam a handful of times, but we like him a lot, give him a hug for me, too. I will definitely be praying for his safety. Hopefully since he has done two tours he won't be high on the list to go back, but I know that's probably wishful thinking. Like Captain Joe said above, if he stays safe it could make for a great career for him. And he will be safe, he will!


Lisa, I hate the war too. He's obviously a brave guy and hopefully he comes back safe and sound.


Lisa - good thoughts and prayers for Sam and those who love him. I have a few "other husbands" too and would miss them if they weren't around our house.

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