Sunday was another sad day, as another very dear friend deployed. Sgt. Steven Boer, left Sunday for his third tour in Iraq. When we talked on Saturday, he was in good spirits and just as Nick and Chris would always say, he said he is simply doing his job.
I first met Steven and Kim in March 2007 when we met at Ft. Benning to see Chris and Nick off for their first deployment. I felt as if I had known them for years because Chris and Nick spoke so highly of them. Steven was an inspiration to Chris and the two of them had many good times while stationed together at Ft. Benning. It meant a lot that Steven and Kim took time out to drive in from Kentucky to see the boys off and it was a great opportunity for us to get to know them and see the reason that Nick and Chris were so close to them. It was no surprise that we had an instant friendship that has continued throught the years.
Now Footprints will also follow Steven, as well as Nick on their deployments. As always, let's keep these guys as well as all our Troops in our prayers. Thanks for everything you guys have give for US!
The latest report is that Steven has arrived safely in Kuwait and is doing great. Keep up the great work guys! We love ya'll!