|some little boys play the game|
|and then grow up and make it real |
Nearly 13 weeks to earn the title, US Marine.
We were honored and proud to witness the transformation and celebrate with him and hundreds of others at the Charlie and Papa Companies Family Week & Graduation, Parris Island.
Here's a few of the pictures we took.
|Where are they?|
|waiting for the Motivational Run to start|
Whitney, Allie, Keith, Sally, Ashley, Shayne & me
Moto Run 7am 04.25.13-
it would be several hours before we could hug and talk to him
|running into the sunrise|
|and back around again|
|I think Ashley's expression says it all, don't you?|
|waiting to be released for liberty- Family Day 04.25.13|
|spotting the family after being released|
|one happy Dad|
|and cousin/best friend|
|Shayne, Brian and me|
|Mom and Marine|
|enjoying liberty with family and his first Chick-Fil-A |
in 13 weeks- we won't tell how many nuggets he ate
|more in the barracks|
|remembering where he first stood when taking |
his place that first night on the famous yellow footprints
|Whitney, Allie, Daniel, Brian, Jill & Keith|
|Graduation Day 04.26.13|
|Charlie Company Platoon 1028|
|Pass in Review|
|Retiring the Guidons|
|Brian and Ashley ready to go home|
|Private B.K. Allen Jr.|
Semper Fi Private Allen!
- have I told you how proud we are of you?
Happy Tuesday, y'all,