Four-year-old Paige Bennethum really, really didn't want her daddy to go to Iraq. So much so, that when Army Reservist Staff Sgt. Brett Bennethum lined up in formation at his deployment this July, she couldn't let go. No one had the heart to pull her away. (www.nbcphiladelphia.com)
From the 2011 Military Photographer of the Year competition. Former Senior Airman Brian Kolfage holds his wife, Ashley, on his lap as the couple looks out over the water on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Kolfage is the most injured surviving Airman from any war.
These coming home from the war photos tear at my heart. To all of our military, past, present and future, we thank you so much for your service. This photo is so poignant because it reminds me of a father greeting his son knowing full well what he has been through because he also went to war, most likely in Vietnam. -kjk
It may be your right to STAND for the Pledge, but before you decide, let me introduce you to someone who can SIT because he defended that right......It’s not to force people into doing things that they don’t want to, it’s to give them the option to do something they want to. "Think different." -Apple