Happy Veteran's Day, all y'all, Shapley, haggis, OT, and anyone I am forgetting to mention by name.
As Altoid said to her dad this morning - we're much happier thinking of you today than we would be on Memorial Day.
San Diego is rife w military types, but I know few currently active, personally. Odd. Then again, I dont get out much
Husband of fellow PTA board member - just got promoted to chief petty officer.
Co-worker no longer in uniform but served in Iraq early on. Still in the reserves.
Marine Colonel no longer singing in our church choir - they got transferred.
The "mean" gradelevel-teacher-in-my daughter's-school 's husband just deployed to Afghanistan (round III for him).
Didnt get to meet him first. Had her over for dinner Halloween.
Ex-bf still in naval reserves 20 years after 6 years active duty.
Altoid - curiously strong.