Thursday, August 6, 2009

In Transition...

Good Morning,

Just a quick note to let everyone know that we will be flying out of Iraq on Saturday. We will into Kuwait and then home to Indy and that should be on the 11th at 1 a.m. We should be released that Friday.

We had a busy last week. I have some photos to post later when I get home. We are currently staying in our transient housing building. It is like summer camp. Mike, Travis, Bryan, and I have the building to ourselves. We did have Captain Schroeder move in but he has been gone most of the day. The weather here is brutal, over 130 degrees. It is painful to walk outside.

At home, Karen had to go to a teacher's workshop in Chicago, so Grandma come over and watched Karis. Karen's mother lives in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, but she grew up in Covington, IN and she still has a sister there. They will be visiting while Grandma is in town. This is the first time that Karis has been without mom or dad for this long. She has gone to church camp but normally Karen volunteers at the camp during that week and the camp is only a few miles away. She goes to Hanging Rock. So, I have been worried like a dad should be. But Grandma will do fine and Karis is in good hands.

Well, I want to again thank everyone for your support this year. I will be try to visit you all when I get home. I will be taking a few weeks off and so I look forward to visiting as many people as I can before heading back to work.

I will keep you all in my prayers.

God Bless,


1 comment:

rkhayles said...


It has been a privilege and an honor to follow you on your "mission" at Balad. Thank you so much for the glimpse of daily life and the activities there. It has given me, a very proud Air Force mom, an opportunity to see a slice of what Army life is like. I hope you are home with your family now, and can get back to what you consider normal.

Thank you again for your service to our wonderful country. You are a fine example of our military, and I wish you well.