“Towards the second half of my service, I was” adopted” by a local family. They took me in and treated me like a son, and it meant more to me than I’ll ever be able to put into words. That’s when I made my second life-changing decision”

“I want you to fully appreciate the tremendous sacrifices a lone soldier has to make. For many of them, this is their first time away from their family. The culture, the environment, the language–it’s all very new to them. And every few weeks, when the other soldiers go home to […]