Steven was sworn into the Army today. Pic of swearing in

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by WriterofWords, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    My son, whom you know I brag about all the time, was sworn into the Army today. He will do basic training this summer at Ft. Jackson SC, after his Jr. year, he leaves the 9th of June. He'll come back, graduate and then go to AIT, not sure where yet, go straight into college and ROTC, he'll be in the Reserves the whole time, and when he graduates college he goes into OCS for his commission. I'm proud of him, and I'm also afraid for him. I did the same thing almost, it was 28 years ago and seems like yesterday.
    Please keep him in your prayers, he's young, but this has been his entire life's dream and it's finally happening for him.
    This is his swearing in pic today:
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    Last edited: Apr 7, 2009
  2. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    that's wonderful,
    i've known too many who went straight in and said they'd come back to college and never did,
    good job! [​IMG]
     
  3. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Good kid you raised there Writer. That's one heck of a fine young man.
     
  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thank you, I'm happy for him. I forgot to mention I think that for the next 5 years he's also non-deployable while in college and ROTC. He's got quite a bonus and all in the future, I just hope it all works out the way it's supposed to!
     
  5. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
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    That's awesome! Congrats to you both! [​IMG] That picture is really cool!


    Nancy
     
  6. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thank you, I'll have a better one tomorrow after I upload from the digital camera.
     
  7. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    You have raised an amazing young man....but then I know you know that!!!!

    Goodness...everything I read tonight is making me cry!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. cwc362

    cwc362 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats W of W !! Know you must be proud!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    A great big CONGRATULATIONS to you & Steven! I know you're so proud of your young man! [​IMG]
     
  10. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    Congrats to you both! [​IMG]

    btw ... he looks terrified in that picture... or it could be just ME [​IMG]

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