They’ll check in to their Tacoma hotel sometime late this afternoon. Kyle, on half-days until next week, will meet them there this evening. Sis wants steak, I understand, even though salmon season just barely ended. Women, go figure.
Her boy is in one piece.
He brought back a CIB (which he shares with anyone who spent 180 days on the line) and a Bronze Star with Valor, which he shares with far fewer men and women.
Oh, and he made Captain while in the hills of Afghanistan.
Welcome back, sir. Well done.