They have an amazing daughter Jordan who is at NYU now- we will be connected to these guys for life. they are completely family as far as I'm concerned. I was bummed Jordan is flying into Alaska Monday- we just missed her!!
These Armed Forces Trips are really amazing- I meet guys I know I'll be life long friends with. From Jay, Chris Jones Chief Stoggins (who I haven't seen since retirement... bummed about that) , Col. Rogers, Doug Eicorn and the list could keep going. I love these guys and wish only the best for these wonderful people.
Once we load up onto the plane it hits me- like every base when we make connections with I get an empty nest syndrome- I sincerely miss these guys. I get it with family- but I know when I'm going home- I don't know the exact next tie I get to see these guys..
I feel depressed but I also remember I wouldn't have met them and knowing these people made my life better for meeting them.
All that he is- 22 days of life- he changed the world. I have been the luckiest man in the world- met great people- influenced and looked up to my father and mother, a football coach or two helped me along- great in-laws - great teachers. I notice allot of people don't have this in their life- I also just keep meeting more people who are life changers.
I am surrounded by love with an amazing wife healthy baby and don't have any negative stuff floating in my pool. I can only hope Axel is so lucky.
|Great Airport Bar|
He is a big deal but you wouldn't know it just hanging around him.
As always the accommodations are amazing right on Pearl Harbor. Armed Forces Entertainment is such a great organization. I keep using the word amazing because I am so tired and the thesaurus in my brain isn't working.
Hotel overlooks all the ships docked.. Pretty nice time to be here if your into ww2 History
|What a meal. Frank hooked us up!!|
I'll never forget what happened on 9-11, every generation has the moment that.. The era as you know it is over, it has to become adults and life changes as you know it forever.
My Dads generation had JFK assassination.
My Grandfather has Pearl Harbor.
We need to really remember this especially as that generation is starting to fade rapidly.
World War 2 is such an incredible time- I want to make sure Axel learns from his great grandfathers and grandfathers. This is something you hope will always be remembered and learned from. I am really looking forward to tomorrow