Thursday, August 4, 2016

I can hardly wait...

He's coming home, after eight years of active duty as a Navy Corpsman (nearly all of it down range with the Marines). The oldest grandson is out of the Navy and driving home from Bethesda, Maryland.
 Marymine flew back east to share the journey home. They have been stopping along the way and taking lots of great photos. So, I'm sharing a few of my favorites from those taken by Marymine...

Spring Grove Cemetery, Ohio 
 
Omaha, Nebraska Zoo

Rocky Mt Park, Colorado

Green River, Utah


Narrows, Utah


Marymine & Cody after 7 mi trek in the Virgin River, Utah


She is her mother's daughter...

They are only a few days out... I can hardly wait.






24 comments:

  1. What a wonderful way to end a hitch in the Navy!!

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  2. Outstanding! Tell him this old sailor said Well Done, Shipmate!

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    1. Will do. Thank You for your many years of service.

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  3. Sending a warm welcome home to him and gratitude for his service Brig.

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  4. My husband was career military and it is so exciting when they're on their way home. I remember those days.

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    1. Linda, then you really do understand.

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  5. That's a lot of years of duty as a Corpsman! Bet he'll have some great stories for you in a day or so. Be sure to thank him for his service on our behalf! And enjoy getting them home. That was really good of Marymine to fly out there and accompany. Pics look beautiful. That RMNP pic looks like Glacier Gorge!

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    1. GruntOfMonteCristo,
      We get the stories he chooses to tell. I will thank him for you.
      His mom has been his touch stone through some tough times.
      He is anxious to finish college and go forward.

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  6. The photos are outstanding, especially the ones of Green River, Narrows Utah, the cheetah, and that last beautiful beautiful photo. Please pass compliments on to your daughter. And a big congratulations and thank you to Cody for his service to our country. And to you, Brig, who started it all.

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    1. Cheri,
      Marymine has an eye for composition, I think. Will certainly pass on your compliments to the them.

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    1. Thanks Odie,
      Marymine was in the Navy for 8 and was only on a carrier, a few times, long enough to pickup ordnance.
      Cody was in for 8, and as far as I know never on a ship. Just seems odd to call them sailors.

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  8. A nice way to re-enter regular life. He looks rested and she looks thrilled, of course.

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    1. Tabor,
      I'm very happy they got to do this.

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  9. Or, as Obama would say, a Corpse-man. Ask any soldier, sailor, airman or marine, they all love barry obama. He has their back.

    Right.

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    1. Fredd,
      Any military you see bleeding from the back have been touched by the present CIC.

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  10. Welcome home young man and thank you. What a great way to get his feet wet back in these wonderful states he has been protecting.
    Know you are over the moon grandma. Hug the heck out of that man.

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    1. A Patti,
      I will pass your good wishes on to him. Thank you.
      Hugs are in his future.

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  11. This is great news. I will be happy when my grandsons are out of the Navy. I have a feeling Ryan will make it a career like his grandpa did but Joey will probably get out as soon as possible. God bless our military boys and girls and God bless their waiting families.

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    1. Granny Annie,
      Thanks for sharing your Go Navy news. God bless & keep them.

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  12. Great pics! And welcome home.

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    1. LSP,
      Thanks Padre, I will let them know.

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