From Amarillo, Texas
2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment
A Green Country military mom is especially proud of her soldier son. He's on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan, and now he's been honored for his bravery under fire with a Silver Star.
It's not his first medal.
For a mother with a son in a war zone, Lisa Wheat is pretty cool, calm and collected.
"I'm comfortable because I know the training he's had. He's had excellent training. And I just have all of the confidence in the world in him," Lisa Wheat said.
You can read the rest of the article here and the Stars & Stripes piece here.
These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that others may enjoy the freedoms we get to enjoy everyday. For that, I am proud to call them Hero.
We Should Not Only Mourn These Men And Women Who Died, We Should Also Thank God That Such People Lived
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