"I need to do the support of our mission to be able to protect what I have ... now more than ever."
"You know that they died doing what they love — serving the country."
"The people I served with I’m still best friends with."
"If you’re able to walk around, read a book, you’ve got a pulse, you can succeed here."
Father in the Air Force
"There were always new faces and new people."
"I couldn't justify going off to college while there were two wars going on that my peers were fighting."
Kyle and Sean McLafferty
"I just thought the idea of us serving together, at the same time in the same unit, was pretty cool."
"I realized that in some way or another I needed to do something different for me."