Here were the three things I learned that I think are most unique to serving in the military.
I supervise foster homes. A few years ago, one of my foster families had taken placement of a little boy named Chris. Chris was husky and socially awkward, but also impossible to dislike. He was mostly quiet - a real observer - but would sometimes come out and say the most outlandish comments. There were many times that Chris had me laughing to the point ...(more)