Went up to Pendleton today for homecoming from the 'stan. This is my son's close friend. We've had a close family-family friendship since BC (before kids) and us Dads were in the Nav.
A few pix of the waiting and greeting.
Milling about smartly, waiting for the Company to march over from receiving.
There they are! The crowd goes wild.
"Can you see him? Can you see him? They all look alike!"
The Chaplain's prayer. "Hurry up Padre!"
Finally!!! "Come on Mom. Quit yer crying."
Winner of the "Best Homecoming Shoes Award." These shoes aren't made for walking but that's just what they'll do --- Later. /heh