Though we can't speak, Brian's been sending me photos while he's in desert training, and I've been forwarding them to my facebook account. The sentiments that his photos "make it real" to a lot of people inspire me to post them here also. Anything we can do to heighten awareness that thousands of families are facing what we do not hear enough about in the news, these days, I think, is worthwhile.
Ours are still in Iraq and Afghanistan. They still train for year-long tours.
I speculate that they're doing sleep deprivation training. This one came with the message "Me, sleepy."
And the message on this one: "Our little baby 2nd lieutenant, sleeping."
Have you ever been tired enough to sleep sitting or standing up? Tell us, these guys will enjoy your answers.