Sunday, September 24, 2006

They're home! :)

The welcome home ceremony went great! Remember we're in Germany and at the min. 6 hrs ahead of you in the states and up to 9 hrs on the West coast. The ceremony was over by 6 pm our time. It was wonderful! There was a good amount of us wives who are still waiting for our husband's to return there to show support! Once our Col. got to the building the soldiers were outside the doors waiting to come in! We all cheered for them as loud as we could! The wives and girlfriends and special friends of the returning 4 soldiers were in the front row. One of the soldiers has twin little boys just over a yr old. Another soldier was married, the other two single. To watch those sweet little boys hug their daddy, just I think made us all cry! It's a beautiful thing to watch a home coming and if you're ever privy to experience one I highly suggest it! It's an emotional event, and well worth it.

Afterwards the boys and I talked about how close we are to Daddy coming home and that starting tomorrow we will be marking on a calender the days off until Daddy comes home. We don't know the exact date of when he'll be home, and Jacob at least understands that. It is getting a little exciting we are down to the point that we're looking at just a few small weeks! Oh I can't believe we're almost done this time around!

Sadly I was not able to take any pictures, because I left the camera in the van (thought I tossed it in my purse and didn't. :( Sorry about that. I'm hoping I can get some and if I do I will post them!

God Bless

6 comments:

hunybea4him said...

That is so exciting!

jckfrstross said...

i agree there is nothing like a homecoming ceremony. when zach came back from iraq the building was packed. and when they were out side waiting to come in it was so loud, when they came marching in alls i could do was cry. yep i bawled like a baby, trying to find my son, his dad and sis were trying to find him too when they dismissed them david found zach and picked him up like he was a little kidand held him tell i elbowed him haha thanks for all that you have done while chad was away praying for a safe homecoming soon:)

Deb

angcrewswife said...

Thats awesome! I loved HomeComing. Im so glad you arent far off now!

chevyz71gurl74 said...

How exciting!

lv2trnscrb said...

wow, I really can't believe how fast this year went. I remember when Chad left and now to be marking it down on a calendar. How much notice do you get for the actual day?

betty

fisherkristina said...

How exciting!

Krissy
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