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You will find below pictures of my family taken from January 2014 to December 2018. 
 

At the PNC Arena to watch the Anaheim Ducks play the Carolina Hurricanes

(Raleigh, North Carolina) [October 29, 2017]

 

Meg's birthday

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [October 2017]

 

At the Harth Restaurant at the Hilton McLean

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

At the gravesite of MSGT Albert Blithe (506 PIR, World War II)

at Arlington National Cemetery

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

In front of the Marine Corps Memorial (in renovation)

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

In front of the National Cathedral

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

In front of a plaque marking the burial place of Helen Keller at the National Cathedral

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

Sitting on the porch of George Washington's Mount Vernon

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

Overlooking the Potomac River from George Washington's Mount Vernon

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

George Washington's Mount Vernon

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

The United States Supreme Court

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

In front of a statue of Ronald Reagan inside the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

Inside the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

Inside the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

In front of the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

In front of the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

At the Library of Congress

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

In front of the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

In front of the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

Owen posing for the camera prior to his first game of the 2017-2018 season

at the Carolina Ice Palace [a proud Wildcat!]

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 14, 2017]

 

At the only tea plantation in the United States

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 8, 2017]

 

At the Scotland County Highland Games

(Laurinburg, North Carolina) [October 7, 2017]

 

At the Scotland County Highland Games

(Laurinburg, North Carolina) [October 7, 2017]

 

Enjoying Charleston...

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 6, 2017]

 

At the Pineapple Fountain

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 6, 2017]

 

Enjoying Charleston...

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 6, 2017]

 

At Hampton Park

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 5, 2017]

 

At Magnolia Gardens

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 4, 2017]

 

At Magnolia Gardens

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 4, 2017]

 

At Magnolia Gardens

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 4, 2017]

 

At Shem Creek

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 3, 2017]

 

At Hampton Park

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 3, 2017]

 

At Hampton Park

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 3, 2017]

 

Making bubbles...

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [October 1, 2017]

 

On the beach at Sullivan's Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [September 30, 2017]

 

At the Charleston Highland Games at Boone Hall Plantation

(Charleston, South Carolina) [September 16, 2017]

 

At the Charleston Highland Games at Boone Hall Plantation

(Charleston, South Carolina) [September 16, 2017]

 

At the Charleston Highland Games at Boone Hall Plantation

(Charleston, South Carolina) [September 16, 2017]

 

The remnants of Hurricane Irma

(high winds, rain, and 3x tornado warnings) 

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [September 11, 2017] 

 

The remnants of Hurricane Irma

(high winds, rain, and 3x tornado warnings) 

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [September 11, 2017] 

 

The 2017 total solar eclipse

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [August 21, 2017] 

 

The 2017 total solar eclipse

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [August 21, 2017] 

 

The 2017 total solar eclipse

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [August 21, 2017] 

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

 At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017]

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

 At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017]

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017] 

 

 At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017]

 

 At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017]

 

 At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017]

 

 At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017]

 

 At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017]

 

 At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017]

 

 At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017]

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

On the 8-mile long Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island

(Prince Edward Island / New Brunswick, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

On the 8-mile long Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island

(Prince Edward Island / New Brunswick, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

On the 8-mile long Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island

(Prince Edward Island / New Brunswick, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Charlottetown

(Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Charlottetown

(Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Charlottetown

(Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Charlottetown

(Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

The 8-mile long Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island

(Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

At Green Gables Heritage Place

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

 At Green Gables Heritage Place

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017]

 

At Green Gables Heritage Place

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

At Avonlea Village

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

At the Old North Church

(Boston, Massachusetts) [August 11, 2017] 

 

At Harvard University

(Cambridge, Massachusetts) [August 11, 2017] 

 

At Harvard University

(Cambridge, Massachusetts) [August 11, 2017] 

 

 At Harvard University

(Cambridge, Massachusetts) [August 11, 2017]

 

At Harvard University

(Cambridge, Massachusetts) [August 11, 2017] 

 

At Yale University

(New Haven, Connecticut) [August 11, 2017] 

 

At Yale University

(New Haven, Connecticut) [August 11, 2017] 

 

At Yale University

(New Haven, Connecticut) [August 11, 2017] 

 

Having fun in the Big Apple

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the United Nations Security Council

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the United Nations Security Council

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the United Nations General Assembly

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the United Nations General Assembly

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the studios of NBC News

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At Rockefeller Plaza

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At Trump Tower

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

 At Central Park

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017]

 

 The New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017]

 

At Ellis Island

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At Ellis Island

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At Ellis Island

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At Ellis Island

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the Statue of Liberty

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

 At the Statue of Liberty

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017]

 

A view of New York from the Statue of Liberty grounds

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

The Statue of Liberty

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

 A view of Manhattan from New York Harbor

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017]

 

The Empire State Building

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

The Empire State Building

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the National September 11 Museum

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the National September 11 Museum

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the National September 11 Museum

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the National September 11 Memorial

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower)

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower)

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At Princeton University

(Princeton, New Jersey) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At Princeton University

(Princeton, New Jersey) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At Princeton University

(Princeton, New Jersey) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At Independence Hall

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At Independence Hall

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the Liberty Bell

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the Gettysburg National Military Park

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

 At the Gettysburg National Military Park

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017]

 

At the Gettysburg National Military Park

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

At the Gettysburg National Military Park

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

At the Gettysburg National Military Park

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

The grave of Thomas Jefferson on the grounds of Monticello

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017] 

 

At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017] 

 

 At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017]

 

At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017] 

 

At the University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017] 

 

 At the University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017]

 

At the University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017] 

 

Eating outside at Taziki's during a rainstorm

(Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina) [August 5, 2017]

 

The Fort Knox U.S. Bullion Depository

(Fort Knox, Kentucky) [August 4, 2017]

 

 

A text from Meg to Owen... So sweet

(Charleston, South Carolina) [August 1, 2017]

 

With Marvin at Frankie's Fun Park

(Charleston, South Carolina) [July 29, 2017]

 

After a delicious meal at the French Market Creperie

(Knoxville, Tennessee) [July 22, 2017] 

 

At a Minor League baseball game at the Louisville Slugger Field between

the Knoxville Bats and the Buffalo Bisons (the Bats won 5-2)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [July 20, 2017]

 

At the Charleston International Airport

(Charleston, South Carolina) [July 4, 2017]

 

The Muhammad Ali Center

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 24, 2017]

 

Enjoying a beautiful evening

(Fort Knox, Kentucky) [June 17, 2017]

 

At the Falls Landing Miniature Golf

(Fort Knox, Kentucky) [June 17, 2017]

 

At the Falls Landing Miniature Golf

(Fort Knox, Kentucky) [June 17, 2017]

 

At Louisville Waterfront Park

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 17, 2017]

 

Meg's new bike

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [June 13, 2017]

 

At Churchill Downs (the site of the Kentucky Derby)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 11, 2017]

 

At Churchill Downs (the site of the Kentucky Derby)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 11, 2017]

 

At Churchill Downs (the site of the Kentucky Derby)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 11, 2017]

 

At Churchill Downs (the site of the Kentucky Derby)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 11, 2017]

 

 

At Churchill Downs (the site of the Kentucky Derby)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 11, 2017]

 

At Mammoth Cave National Park

(Mammoth Cave, Kentucky) [June 10, 2017]

 

At Mammoth Cave National Park

(Mammoth Cave, Kentucky) [June 10, 2017] 

 

At the Patton Museum

(Fort Knox, Kentucky) [June 10, 2017] 

 

At the Patton Museum

(Fort Knox, Kentucky) [June 10, 2017]

 

At Mimi and Papi

(Hendersonville, North Carolina) [June 1, 2017]

 

The Memorial Building protecting the symbolic birthplace cabin of Abraham Lincoln

[Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park]

(In the vicinity of Hodgenville, Kentucky) [June 2, 2017]

 

A view from the Memorial Building

[Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park]

(In the vicinity of Hodgenville, Kentucky) [June 2, 2017]

 

A picture of our house at 520 MeadowView Dr.

after signing the closing paperwork

(Saluda, North Carolina) [May 30, 2017]

 

In front of the United States Custom House

(Charleston, South Carolina) [May 29, 2017]

 

At the Battery

(Charleston, South Carolina) [May 29, 2017]

 

On one of the streets from Church Street

(Charleston, South Carolina) [May 29, 2017]

 

At Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

(Columbia, South Carolina) [May 27, 2017]

 

At the Horseshoe at the University of South Carolina

(Columbia, South Carolina) [May 27, 2017]

 

At our favorite Greek restaurant: Taziki's

(Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina) [May 26, 2017]

 

Fun time at the beach...

(Sullivan's Island, Charleston, South Carolina) [May 26, 2017]

 

At St. George Street

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At Castillo de San Marcos

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At Castillo de San Marcos

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At Castillo de San Marcos

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At the St. Augustine Lighthouse

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At the St. Augustine Lighthouse

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At the St. Augustine Lighthouse

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

Our mountain retreat during the Smoky Mountain Highland Festival and Games

[Brother's Cove # 13]

(Sevierville, Tennessee) [May 20-21, 2017]

 

Our mountain retreat during the Smoky Mountain Highland Festival and Games

[Brother's Cove # 13]

(Sevierville, Tennessee) [May 20-21, 2017]

 

Fun time at the beach...

(Sullivan's Island, Charleston, South Carolina) [May 15, 2017]

 

A picture with Leon Logothetis

(Charleston AFB, Charleston, South Carolina) [May 4, 2017]

 

At Patriots Point

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

Aboard a replica of Christopher Columbus' Pinta

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

Aboard a replica of Christopher Columbus' Nina

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

Aboard a replica of Christopher Columbus' Nina

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

Aboard a replica of Christopher Columbus' Nina

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

Replicas of Christopher Columbus' Nina and Pinta

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

Demonstration of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels at the

2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show

(MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina) [April 29, 2017]

 

Demonstration by a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II during the

2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show

(MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina) [April 29, 2017]

 

Owen in front of a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II during the

2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show

(MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina) [April 29, 2017]

 

At Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

(Summerville, South Carolina) [April 26, 2017]

 

Playing badminton

(Charleston AFB, Charleston, South Carolina) [April 23, 2017]

 

Feeding some seagulls on Sullivan's Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 22, 2017]

 

Enjoying some time at the beach on Sullivan's Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 22, 2017]

 

A relaxing walk on the beach at Sullivan's Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 16, 2017]

 

At our favorite French Bakery

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 15, 2017]

 

On a visit to the H.L. Hunley

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 15, 2017]

 

On a visit to the H.L. Hunley

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 15, 2017]

 

Owen and Meg with a truly amazing man, Dick Hoyt

(Charleston AFB, Charleston, South Carolina) [April 6, 2017]

 

Please check Team Hoyt's website at www.teamhoyt.com

 

A blanket of snow...

(Hendersonville, North Carolina) [March 12, 2017]

 

Horseback riding at Seabrook Island

(South Carolina) [March 11, 2017]

 

Horseback riding at Seabrook Island

(South Carolina) [March 11, 2017]

 

At Parris Island Marine Corps Recruiting Depot

(Parris Island, South Carolina) [February 12, 2017]

 

At Beaufort...

(Beaufort, South Carolina) [February 12, 2017]

 

Owen firing his 1911 BB gun

(Hendersonville, North Carolina) [January 28, 2017]

 

On Sullivan Island before a picnic on the beach

(Charleston, South Carolina) [January 15, 2017]

 

On Sullivan Island before a picnic on the beach

(Charleston, South Carolina) [January 15, 2017]

 

At the Short Stay Navy Outdoor Recreation Area

(Moncks Corner, South Carolina) [January 14, 2017]

 

The Arthur Ravenel Jr.'s Bridge from Shem Creek Park

(Mount Pleasant, South Carolina) [January 11, 2017]

 

At Shem Creek Park

(Mount Pleasant, South Carolina) [January 11, 2017]

 

Owen and his best friend Marvin at the Discovery Place

(Charlotte, North Carolina) [December 31, 2016]

 

At the beach on Sullivan Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [December 3, 2016]

 

Getting ready to bike in the "Ugly Sweater 5K Run"

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [December 1, 2016]

 

The Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

At Fort Sumter

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

At Fort Sumter

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

At Fort Sumter

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

In front of Charleston

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

In front of the reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

In front of the reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

Visiting a reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

Visiting a reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

Visiting a reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

Best friends: Shannon, Nicki, Grace, and me...

20 years after our graduation from McPherson College...

(Middlebury, Indiana) [October 12, 2016]

 

Visiting the First Division Museum

(Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois) [October 12, 2016]

 

Visiting the First Division Museum

(Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois) [October 12, 2016]

 

Visiting the First Division Museum

(Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois) [October 12, 2016]

 

Visiting the First Division Museum

(Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois) [October 12, 2016]

 

Best friends: Darren, Sarah, Sue, Bryce, me, and Grace...

20 years after our graduation from McPherson College...

(McPherson, Kansas) [October 8, 2016]

 

At the top of the small castle on Coronado Heights

(near Lindsborg, Kansas) [October 8, 2016]

 

In front of sunflowers

(near Lindsborg, Kansas) [October 8, 2016]

 

Beautiful sunrise over Fort Riley

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [October 4, 2016]

 

Beautiful sunrise over Fort Riley

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [October 4, 2016]

 

Last Family Company Run before my Change of Command

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 30, 2016]

 

Auctioning donuts at the last Company FRG event

before the Change of Command

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 29, 2016]

 

At the Konza Prairie Nature Trail

(Manhattan, Kansas) [September 10, 2016]

 

At the Konza Prairie Nature Trail

(Manhattan, Kansas) [September 10, 2016]

 

At Apple Day

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 10, 2016]

 

At Apple Day

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 10, 2016]

 

At Apple Day

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 10, 2016]

 

At Colonial Williamsburg

(Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia) [August 8, 2016] 

 

Owen posing in front of the Washington Monument

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016] 

 

At the base of the Washington Monument

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016] 

 

 Owen posing in front of the 1st Division Monument

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016]

 

Owen and Meg at the Botanical Gardens

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016] 

 

At the United States Supreme Court

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016] 

 

At the United States Capitol

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016] 

 

 At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [August 6, 2016]

 

 At the Korean War Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [August 6, 2016]

 

Next to MAJ Audie Murphy's grave at Arlington Cemetery

(Washington, D.C.) [August 6, 2016]

 

At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016] 

 

 At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016]

 

At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016] 

 

At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016] 

 

 At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016]

 

 At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016]

 

At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016] 

 

Owen posing next to the Andy Griffith Show statue

(Mount Airy, North Carolina) [August 5, 2016] 

 

At one of the waterfalls in Dupont Forest

(Dupont Forest, North Carolina) [August 2, 2016]

 

In Dupont Forest

(Dupont Forest, North Carolina) [August 2, 2016]

 

On the campus of The Citadel

(Charleston, South Carolina) [July 29, 2016]

 

 Meg loves horses...

(Kansas) [July 12, 2016]

 

Dressed up for a farewell dinner honoring COL Brown

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [July 9, 2016]

 

My welcome home banner... 

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [July 6, 2016]

 

Owen and Meg at the Western Carolina State

Veterans Cemetery for Memorial Day

(Black Mountain, North Carolina) [May 30, 2016]

 

A fun day zip lining at Wildwood Outdoor Adventure Park

(Manhattan, Kansas) [May 14, 2016]

 

At the Gardens at Kansas State University

(Manhattan, Kansas) [May 13, 2016]

 

Meg dressed up for Derby Day

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [April 23, 2016]

 

Owen flying...

(Somewhere above Kansas) [April 22, 2016]

 

A new outfit...

(Hendersonville, North Carolina) [March 17, 2016]

 

At the Biltmore Estate

(Asheville, North Carolina) [March 7, 2016]

 

Owen at a hockey practice at City Park Ice Rink

(Manhattan, Kansas) [February 22, 2016]

 

At the Amphitheater...

(Amman, Jordan) [February 15, 2016]

 

At the Kuwait Towers

(Kuwait City, Kuwait) [November 14, 2015]

 

Getting ready to deploy to Kuwait from Fort Riley
(Fort Riley, Kansas) [October 3, 2015] 

 

At the Kansas Children's Discovery Center

(Topeka, Kansas) [October 2, 2015]

 

At the Kansas Children's Discovery Center

(Topeka, Kansas) [October 2, 2015]

 

We sold my beloved Jeep Grand Cherokee...

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 24, 2015]

 

Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

Edward M. Kennedy's gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

President John F. Kennedy's gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The Vietnam Veterans' Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The Three Soldiers at the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The Lincoln Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The World War II Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The World War II Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The World War II Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The Washington Monument

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

Owen playing soccer with his team (The Soldiers)

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 19, 2015]

 

Owen playing soccer with his team (The Soldiers) [in green uniforms]

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 19, 2015]

 

Owen sprinting during a 2 ABCT, 1 ID Newcomers' Run

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 15, 2015] 

 

At the Kansas City Zoo

(Kansas City, Missouri) [July 26, 2015]

 

Waiting for mommy to finish a race...

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [July 18, 2015]

 

At the Wichita Ice Rink

(Wichita, Kansas) [July 11, 2015]

 

At Dupont State Forest

(North Carolina) [July 6, 2015]

 

At Dupont State Forest

(North Carolina) [July 6, 2015]

 

At Dupont State Forest

(North Carolina) [July 6, 2015]

 

In my favorite place in the world: Charleston, South Carolina

(Charleston, South Carolina) [July 5, 2015]

 

Grace watching the kids play

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [June 2015] 

 

Meg working on my Father's Day gift

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [June 20, 2015] 

 

Owen at hockey practice at the Wichita Ice Center

(Wichita, Kansas) [June 17, 2015]

 

At the Eisenhower Presidential Library for a concert commemorating the

71st anniversary of the D-Day Landings

(Abilene, Kansas) [June 6, 2015]

 

At the Leavenworth National Cemetery for Memorial Day

(Leavenworth, Kansas) [May 25, 2015]

 

Owen at the American Airlines Center prior to the NHL game between

the Anaheim Ducks and the Dallas Stars

(Dallas, Texas) [March 1, 2015]

 

In front of the Grassy Knoll at Dealey Plaza

(Dallas, Texas) [March 1, 2015]

 

Owen at his first hockey lesson

(Wichita, Kansas) [February 21, 2015]

 

Owen at his first hockey lesson

(Wichita, Kansas) [February 21, 2015]

 

Having fun at Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

(Flat Rock, North Carolina) [December 20, 2014]

 

Owen firing an M240B during Fort Riley's Apple Day Festival

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 13, 2014]

 

Grace enjoying a ride in a Humvee during Fort Riley's Apple Day Festival

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 13, 2014]

 

In front of the National World War I Museum 

(Kansas City, Missouri) [August 2, 2014]

 

In front of the Historic Main Post Chapel (Fort Riley, Kansas) [July 14, 2014]

 

Owen posing in front of an SR-71 at the Kansas Cosmosphere

 (Hutchinson, Kansas) [July 13, 2014]

 

In front of the American Pickers shop (Nashville, Tennessee)

[June 20, 2014]

 

At the American Pickers shop (Nashville, Tennessee)

[June 20, 2014]

 

With our good friends Denise and Allison (Saluda, North Carolina)

[June 19, 2014]

 

Grace and Nana (Hendersonville, North Carolina) [June 19, 2014]

 

At Holden Beach (North Carolina) [June 17, 2014]

 

At Holden Beach (North Carolina) [June 17, 2014]

 

At Holden Beach (North Carolina) [June 16, 2014]

 

At Charleston (South Carolina) [June 13, 2014]

 

At Charleston (South Carolina) [June 13, 2014]

 

With one of my best friends at Fort Jackson (Columbia, South Carolina)

[June 13, 2014]

 

At the South Carolina State Capitol (Columbia, South Carolina)

[June 13, 2014]

 

At the University of South Carolina Horseshoe

 (Columbia, South Carolina) [June 13, 2014]

 

Owen holding an M-1 Garand during a World War II re-enactment

at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum 

 (Abilene, Kansas) [June 7, 2014]

 

At Albuquerque (New Mexico) [June 3, 2014]

 

At Riverside National Cemetery for Memorial Day (Riverside, California)

 [May 25, 2014]

 

In front of the Caesar's Palace (Las Vegas, Nevada)

 [May 24, 2014]

 

In front of the History Channel's Pawn Stars shop (Las Vegas, Nevada)

 [May 24, 2014]

 

A view from inside the History Channel's Pawn Stars shop (Las Vegas, Nevada)

 [May 24, 2014]

 

A view of the Hoover Dam from the Mike O'Callaghan - Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge

 (Nevada) [May 24, 2014]

 

At the Hoover Dam (Arizona side) [May 24, 2014]

 

At the Grand Canyon (Arizona) [May 23, 2014]

 

At Sedona (Arizona) [May 23, 2014]

 

 Owen at the summit of one of the Huachuca Mountains (Arizona)

 [May 3, 2014]

 

Owen posing in front of a B-17

Davis-Monthan AFB Thunder & Lightning Air Show

 (Tucson, Arizona) [April 13, 2014]

 

Owen posing in front of an F-15 Eagle

Davis-Monthan AFB Thunder & Lightning Air Show

 (Tucson, Arizona) [April 13, 2014]

 

Owen admiring his favorite airplane, the legendary P-51 Mustang

Davis-Monthan AFB Thunder & Lightning Air Show

 (Tucson, Arizona) [April 13, 2014]

 

Owen and Meg (Fort Huachuca, Arizona) [February 9, 2014]

 

 

At SeaWorld  (San Diego, California) [January 1, 2014]

At the PNC Arena to watch the Anaheim Ducks play the Carolina Hurricanes

(Raleigh, North Carolina) [October 29, 2017]

 

Meg's birthday

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [October 2017]

 

At Arlington National Cemetery

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

At Arlington National Cemetery

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

The National Cathedral

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

A view of Washington from the National Cathedral

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

President George Washington's grave on the grounds of Mount Vernon

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

Sitting on the porch of George Washington's Mount Vernon

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

In front of George Washington's Mount Vernon

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

In front of George Washington's Mount Vernon

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 21, 2017]

 

In front of the United States Supreme Court

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

The corridor leading to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's office

at the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

Inside the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

Inside the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

In front of the United States Capitol

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

The reading room at the Library of Congress

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

A Gutenberg Bible at the Library of Congress

(Washington, District of Columbia) [October 20, 2017]

 

Playing in the Atlantic Ocean at Sullivan's Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 14, 2017]

 

At the Angel Oak

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 8, 2017]

 

At the Scotland County Highland Games

(Laurinburg, North Carolina) [October 7, 2017]

 

Enjoying Charleston...

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 6, 2017]

 

At the Pineapple Fountain

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 6, 2017]

 

Enjoying Charleston...

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 6, 2017]

 

P'tite Mum walking on the beach at Sullivan's Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 5, 2017]

 

At Hampton Park

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 5, 2017]

 

At Magnolia Gardens

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 4, 2017]

 

At Magnolia Gardens

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 4, 2017]

 

At Magnolia Gardens

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 4, 2017]

 

At Shem Creek

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 3, 2017]

 

At Hampton Park

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 3, 2017]

 

At Hampton Park

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 3, 2017]

 

At The Citadel

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 3, 2017]

 

On the beach at Sullivan's Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [September 30, 2017]

 

At the Charleston Highland Games at Boone Hall Plantation

(Charleston, South Carolina) [September 16, 2017]

 

At the Charleston Highland Games at Boone Hall Plantation

(Charleston, South Carolina) [September 16, 2017]

 

 The remnants of Hurricane Irma

(high winds, rain, and 3x tornado warnings) 

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [September 11, 2017]

 

The remnants of Hurricane Irma

(high winds, rain, and 3x tornado warnings) 

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [September 11, 2017] 

 

The 2017 total solar eclipse

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [August 21, 2017] 

 

The 2017 total solar eclipse

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [August 21, 2017] 

 

The 2017 total solar eclipse

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [August 21, 2017] 

 

 At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017]

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

 At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017]

 

 At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017]

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

 At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017]

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

 At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017]

 

 At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017]

 

At Niagara Falls

(Niagara Falls, New York) [August 16, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 15, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Quebec City

(Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

 On the 8-mile long Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island

(Prince Edward Island / New Brunswick, Canada) [August 14, 2017]

 

On the 8-mile long Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island

(Prince Edward Island / New Brunswick, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

On the 8-mile long Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island

(Prince Edward Island / New Brunswick, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Charlottetown

(Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Charlottetown

(Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Charlottetown

(Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Charlottetown

(Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

At Charlottetown

(Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 14, 2017] 

 

 Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017]

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

The 8-mile long Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island

(Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

 The 8-mile long Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island

(Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017]

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

Somewhere on Prince Edward Island

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

 

At Green Gables Heritage Place

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

 At Green Gables Heritage Place

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017]

 

At Green Gables Heritage Place

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

At Green Gables Heritage Place

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017] 

 

 At Avonlea Village

(Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada) [August 13, 2017]

 

 At the Old North Church

(Boston, Massachusetts) [August 11, 2017]

 

At Harvard University

(Cambridge, Massachusetts) [August 11, 2017] 

 

At Harvard University

(Cambridge, Massachusetts) [August 11, 2017] 

 

At Harvard University

(Cambridge, Massachusetts) [August 11, 2017] 

 

At Yale University

(New Haven, Connecticut) [August 11, 2017] 

 

 At Yale University

(New Haven, Connecticut) [August 11, 2017]

 

At Yale University

(New Haven, Connecticut) [August 11, 2017] 

 

 At Yale University

(New Haven, Connecticut) [August 11, 2017]

 

The United Nations Headquarters

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the United Nations Security Council

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the United Nations General Assembly

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the United Nations General Assembly

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the United Nations Headquarters

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At NBC Studios

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

 Trump Tower

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017]

 

At Trump Tower

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At Central Park

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At Federal Hall where George Washington was sworn in as

the first President of the United States

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At Ellis Island

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At Ellis Island

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

 At Ellis Island

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017]

 

At the Statue of Liberty

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the Statue of Liberty

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

At the Statue of Liberty

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

New York and the Statue of Liberty

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

Ellis Island

(New York City, New York) [August 10, 2017] 

 

The view from our hotel room

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

In front of the Empire State Building

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower)

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the National September 11 Museum

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the National September 11 Museum

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the National September 11 Memorial

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the National September 11 Memorial

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the National September 11 Memorial

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the National September 11 Memorial

(New York City, New York) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At Princeton University

(Princeton, New Jersey) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At Princeton University

(Princeton, New Jersey) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At Independence Hall

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At Independence Hall

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At Independence Hall

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [August 9, 2017] 

 

At the Gettysburg National Military Park

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

At the Gettysburg National Military Park

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

At the Gettysburg National Military Park

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

 At the Gettysburg National Military Park

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017]

 

 At the Gettysburg National Military Park

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017]

 

 At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017]

 

At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

 At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017]

 

 At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017]

 

At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017] 

 

 At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017]

 

 At the Flight 93 National Memorial

(near Shanksville, Pennsylvania) [August 8, 2017]

 

 At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017]

 

 At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017]

 

At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017] 

 

At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017] 

 

At the University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017] 

 

At the University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017] 

 

At the University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, Virginia) [August 7, 2017] 

 

 

The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge prior to a summer storm

(Charleston, South Carolina) [August 5, 2017] 

 

Meg's new haircut

(Charleston, South Carolina) [August 2, 2017] 

 

Meg volunteering at the thrift store on base

(Charleston AFB, South Carolina) [August 2, 2017]

 

With Marvin at Frankie's Fun Park

(Charleston, South Carolina) [July 29, 2017]

 

At Frankie's Fun Park

(Charleston, South Carolina) [July 29, 2017] 

 

At the IJAMS Nature Center

(Knoxville, Tennessee) [July 22, 2017]

 

The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 24, 2017]

 

Having a good time at Panera Bread

(Elizabethtown, Kentucky) [June 17, 2017]

 

At the Falls Landing Miniature Golf

(Fort Knox, Kentucky) [June 17, 2017]

 

At Louisville Waterfront Park

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 17, 2017]

 

Enjoying some ice cream

(Hendersonville, North Carolina) [June 15, 2017]

 

Enjoying a beautiful day

(Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina) [June 12, 2017]

 

At Churchill Downs (the site of the Kentucky Derby)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 11, 2017]

 

At Churchill Downs (the site of the Kentucky Derby)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 11, 2017]

 

At Churchill Downs (the site of the Kentucky Derby)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 11, 2017]

 

At Churchill Downs (the site of the Kentucky Derby)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 11, 2017]

 

 

At Churchill Downs (the site of the Kentucky Derby)

(Louisville, Kentucky) [June 11, 2017] 

 

At Mammoth Cave National Park

(Mammoth Cave, Kentucky) [June 10, 2017] 

 

 At Mammoth Cave National Park

(Mammoth Cave, Kentucky) [June 10, 2017]

 

At the Patton Museum

(Fort Knox, Kentucky) [June 10, 2017] 

 

At the Patton Museum

(Fort Knox, Kentucky) [June 10, 2017] 

 

 At the Patton Museum

(Fort Knox, Kentucky) [June 10, 2017]

 

The symbolic birthplace cabin of Abraham Lincoln inside the Memorial Building

[Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park]

(In the vicinity of Hodgenville, Kentucky) [June 2, 2017]

 

A reconstruction of Abraham Lincoln's Boyhood Home at Knob Creek

(In the vicinity of Hodgenville, Kentucky) [June 2, 2017]

 

Knob Creek

(In the vicinity of Hodgenville, Kentucky) [June 2, 2017]

 

Downtown Saluda...

(Saluda, North Carolina) [May 30, 2017]

 

At Rainbow Row

(Charleston, South Carolina) [May 29, 2017]

 

In one of the alleys from Church Street

(Charleston, South Carolina) [May 29, 2017]

 

At Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

(Columbia, South Carolina) [May 27, 2017]

 

In front of the South Carolina State House

(Columbia, South Carolina) [May 27, 2017]

 

A view of Sullivan's Island

(Sullivan's Island, Charleston, South Carolina) [May 26, 2017]

 

In front of the Lightner Museum

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

In front of Flagler College

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

In front of the oldest wooden schoolhouse in the United States

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At Castillo de San Marcos

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At Castillo de San Marcos

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At Castillo de San Marcos

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

The St. Augustine Lighthouse

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At the St. Augustine Lighthouse

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

At Anastasia State Park

(St. Augustine, Florida) [May 25, 2017]

 

Our mountain retreat during the Smoky Mountain Highland Festival and Games

[Brother's Cove # 13]

(Sevierville, Tennessee) [May 20-21, 2017]

 

Helping one of the kiteboarders...

(Sullivan's Island, Charleston, South Carolina) [May 15, 2017]

 

Leon Logothetis speaking about The Kindness Diaries

(Charleston AFB, Charleston, South Carolina) [May 4, 2017]

 

Leon Logothetis' book dedication to Owen and Meg

(Charleston AFB, Charleston, South Carolina) [May 4, 2017]

 

For more about Leon Logothetis and The Kindness Diaries visit:

www.leonlogothetis.com

 

Enjoying an Italian ice by Charleston's famed Pineapple Fountain

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

Aboard a replica of Christopher Columbus' Pinta

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

In front of a replica of Christopher Columbus' Nina

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

Aboard a replica of Christopher Columbus' Nina

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

Aboard a replica of Christopher Columbus' Nina

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

In front of a replica of Christopher Columbus' Nina

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 30, 2017]

 

During the U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration at the

2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show

(MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina) [April 29, 2017]

 

During the U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration at the

2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show

(MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina) [April 29, 2017]

 

Owen holding the nose of a McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet

during the 2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show

(MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina) [April 29, 2017]

 

At Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

(Summerville, South Carolina) [April 26, 2017]

 

Sunset on Sullivan's Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 22, 2017]

 

Enjoying some time at the beach on Sullivan's Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 22, 2017]

 

Meg loves getting the mail every day

(Charleston AFB, Charleston, South Carolina) [April 15, 2017]

 

On a visit to the H.L. Hunley

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 15, 2017]

 

On a visit to the H.L. Hunley

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 15, 2017]

 

On a visit to the H.L. Hunley

(Charleston, South Carolina) [April 15, 2017]

 

Working on our house to put in on the market...

(Saluda, North Carolina) [April 1, 2017]

 

A blanket of snow...

(Hendersonville, North Carolina) [March 12, 2017]

 

Horseback riding at Seabrook Island

(South Carolina) [March 11, 2017]

 

Horseback riding at Seabrook Island

(South Carolina) [March 11, 2017]

 

At Beaufort...

(Beaufort, South Carolina) [February 12, 2017]

 

With Pat Conroy's sister, Kathy Harvey, at the Pat Conroy Literary Center

[Pat Conroy is my favorite author]

(Beaufort, South Carolina) [February 12, 2017]

 

Owen firing his 1911 BB gun

(Hendersonville, North Carolina) [January 28, 2017]

 

On Sullivan Island before a picnic on the beach

(Charleston, South Carolina) [January 15, 2017]

 

At the Short Stay Navy Outdoor Recreation Area

(Moncks Corner, South Carolina) [January 14, 2017]

 

At the Short Stay Navy Outdoor Recreation Area

(Moncks Corner, South Carolina) [January 14, 2017]

 

At Shem Creek Park

(Mount Pleasant, South Carolina) [January 11, 2017]

 

Sitting on one of the swings at the Battery

(Charleston, South Carolina) [January 1, 2017]

 

At the beach on Sullivan Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [December 3, 2016]

 

At the beach on Sullivan Island

(Charleston, South Carolina) [December 3, 2016]

 

In front of the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

In front of Fort Sumter

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

At Fort Sumter

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

At Fort Sumter

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

In front of Fort Sumter

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

In front of the USS Yorktown

(Charleston, South Carolina) [October 19, 2016]

 

In front of the reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

In front of the reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

In front of the reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

Visiting a reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

Visiting a reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

Visiting a reconstruction of Noah's Ark (Ark Encounter)

(near Williamstown, Kentucky) [October 13, 2016]

 

In front of the First Division Museum

(Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois) [October 12, 2016]

 

Visiting the First Division Museum

(Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois) [October 12, 2016]

 

Visiting the First Division Museum

(Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois) [October 12, 2016]

 

Visiting the First Division Museum

(Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois) [October 12, 2016]

 

Visiting the First Division Museum

(Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois) [October 12, 2016]

 

The small castle at the top of Coronado Heights

(near Lindsborg, Kansas) [October 8, 2016]

 

The Kansas countryside

(near Lindsborg, Kansas) [October 8, 2016]

 

In front of an oil driller

(near Lindsborg, Kansas) [October 8, 2016]

 

Beautiful sunrise over Fort Riley

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [October 4, 2016]

 

Last Family Company Run before my Change of Command

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 30, 2016]

 

At Moon Lake for the last Company FRG event before

the Change of Command

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 29, 2016]

 

At the Konza Prairie Nature Trail

(Manhattan, Kansas) [September 10, 2016]

 

At the Konza Prairie Nature Trail

(Manhattan, Kansas) [September 10, 2016]

 

At the Konza Prairie Nature Trail

(Manhattan, Kansas) [September 10, 2016]

 

At Apple Day

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 10, 2016]

 

At Apple Day

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 10, 2016]

 

At the Kansas City Renaissance Festival

(Kansas City, Kansas) [September 3, 2016]

 

 Meg planning the 1781 Siege of Yorktown at Colonial Williamsburg

(Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia) [August 8, 2016]

 

 Owen in front of a military encampment at Colonial Williamsburg

(Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia) [August 8, 2016]

 

At Colonial Williamsburg

(Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia) [August 8, 2016] 

 

 Owen posing in front of the World War II Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016]

 

Owen in front of the Washington Monument

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016] 

 

Owen posing in front of the White House

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016] 

 

 At the Air and Space Museum

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016]

 

At the United States Capitol

(Washington, D.C.) [August 7, 2016] 

 

Meg posing in front of the Washington Monument

(Washington, D.C.) [August 6, 2016] 

 

At the Three Soldiers statue at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [August 6, 2016] 

 

At Arlington Cemetery

(Washington, D.C.) [August 6, 2016] 

 

 At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016]

 

 At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016]

 

At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016] 

 

At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016] 

 

At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016] 

 

At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016] 

 

At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016] 

 

At the National D-Day Memorial

(Bedford, Virginia) [August 5, 2016] 

 

Hiking with Owen in Dupont Forest

(this was the place where the movie Max was filmed)

(Dupont Forest, North Carolina) [August 2, 2016]

 

At the beach at the Isle of Palms

(Isle of Palms, South Carolina) [July 29, 2016]

 

 At the beach at the Isle of Palms

(Isle of Palms, South Carolina) [July 29, 2016]

 

2 ABCT Brigade Run (Owen is running with me)

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [July 19, 2016] 

 

 Coming back from a 9-month deployment to Kuwait

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [July 7, 2016]

 

Owen at the Western Carolina State

Veterans Cemetery for Memorial Day

(Black Mountain, North Carolina) [May 30, 2016]

 

A fun day zip lining at Wildwood Outdoor Adventure Park

(Manhattan, Kansas) [May 14, 2016]

 

At the Gardens at Kansas State University

(Manhattan, Kansas) [May 13, 2016]

 

In front of the Kansas State Capitol after a Prayer Rally led by

the Reverend Franklin Graham

(Topeka, Kansas) [April 28, 2016]

 

The Reverend Franklin Graham at a Prayer Rally in front of

the Kansas State Capitol

(Topeka, Kansas) [April 28, 2016] 

 

A memorable day for Owen: flying to three different locations in Kansas

(Beaumont Hotel, Kansas) [April 22, 2016]

 

At the Biltmore Estate

(Asheville, North Carolina) [March 7, 2016]

 

At the Citadel...

(Amman, Jordan) [February 14, 2016]

 

Owen at a hockey practice at City Park Ice Rink

(Manhattan, Kansas) [January 25, 2016]

 

Hugging my son prior to deploying to Kuwait from Fort Riley
(Fort Riley, Kansas) [October 3, 2015] 

 

A kiss from my daughter at McAlister's Deli

(Topeka, Kansas) [October 2, 2015]

 

Playing ping pong at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center

(Topeka, Kansas) [October 2, 2015]

 

Owen's creation at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center

(Topeka, Kansas) [October 2, 2015]

 

Owen battling one of his best friends at the Apple Festival

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 26, 2015]

 

Owen firing an M-240B at the Apple Festival

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 26, 2015]

 

Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

Robert F. Kennedy's gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The Vietnam Veterans' Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The Vietnam Veterans' Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The Korean War Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The World War II Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The World War II Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The World War II Memorial

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The Capitol

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

The White House

(Washington, D.C.) [September 22, 2015]

 

Owen playing soccer with his team (The Soldiers) [in green uniforms]

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 19, 2015]

 

Owen and I looking at a D-Day display in the 1 ID Museum

at the end of a 2 ABCT, 1 ID Newcomers' Run

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 1, 2015] 

 

Waiting for mommy to finish a race...

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [July 18, 2015]

 

Meg riding Zeva

(McPherson, Kansas) [July 11, 2015]

 

At Dupont State Forest

(North Carolina) [July 6, 2015]

 

At Dupont State Forest

(North Carolina) [July 6, 2015]

 

At Dupont State Forest

(North Carolina) [July 6, 2015]

 

In my favorite place in the world: Charleston, South Carolina

(Charleston, South Carolina) [July 5, 2015]

 

In my favorite place in the world: Charleston, South Carolina

(Charleston, South Carolina) [July 5, 2015]

 

Owen and Meg playing in the sand

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [June 2015] 

 

 

At the Eisenhower Presidential Library for a concert commemorating the

71st anniversary of the D-Day Landings

(Abilene, Kansas) [June 6, 2015]

 

The statue of General Dwight D. Eisenhower at the Eisenhower Presidential Library

(Abilene, Kansas) [June 6, 2015]

 

At McAlister's Deli (Manhattan, Kansas) [May 25, 2015]

 

Prior to the NHL game between the Anaheim Ducks and the Dallas Stars

(Dallas, Texas) [March 1, 2015]

 

At Dealey Plaza

(Dallas, Texas) [March 1, 2015]

 

Owen at his first hockey lesson

(Wichita, Kansas) [February 21, 2015]

 

Owen at his first hockey lesson

(Wichita, Kansas) [February 21, 2015]

 

At Pisgah National Forest

(Brevard, North Carolina) [December 24, 2014]

 

Owen firing an M4 during Fort Riley's Apple Day Festival 

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 13, 2014]

 

Owen as the gunner in a Humvee during Fort Riley's Apple Day Festival

(Fort Riley, Kansas) [September 13, 2014]

 

Meg riding "Dolly" during one of her horseback riding lessons 

(Kansas) [August 30, 2014]

 

Meg posing in front of the Kansas Cosmosphere 

(Hutchinson, Kansas) [July 13, 2014]

 

At McPherson College (McPherson, Kansas) [June 22, 2014]

 

At the American Pickers shop (Nashville, Tennessee)

[June 20, 2014]

 

At the American Pickers shop (Nashville, Tennessee)

[June 20, 2014]

 

With our dear friends the Bradleys (Hendersonville, North Carolina)

[June 19, 2014]

 

At Holden Beach (North Carolina) [June 17, 2014]

 

At Holden Beach (North Carolina) [June 17, 2014]

 

At Charleston (South Carolina) [June 13, 2014]

 

At Charleston (South Carolina) [June 13, 2014]

 

At A.W. Shucks Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar 

(Charleston, South Carolina) [June 13, 2014]

 

At the South Carolina State Capitol (Columbia, South Carolina)

[June 13, 2014]

 

At the South Carolina State Capitol (Columbia, South Carolina)

[June 13, 2014]

 

In front of the University of South Carolina Library

 (Columbia, South Carolina) [June 13, 2014]

 

Riding a Jeep during a World War II re-enactment at the Eisenhower

Presidential Library and Museum  (Abilene, Kansas)

 [June 7, 2014]

 

At the Oklahoma City National Memorial (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

[June 4, 2014]

 

At Riverside National Cemetery for Memorial Day (Riverside, California)

 [May 25, 2014]

 

At Riverside National Cemetery for Memorial Day (Riverside, California)

 [May 25, 2014]

 

A view of the Caesar's Palace (Las Vegas, Nevada)

 [May 24, 2014]

 

In front of the History Channel's Pawn Stars shop (Las Vegas, Nevada)

 [May 24, 2014]

 

In front of the History Channel's Pawn Stars shop (Las Vegas, Nevada)

 [May 24, 2014]

 

At the Hoover Dam (Nevada side) [May 24, 2014]

 

A view of the Mike O'Callaghan - Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge from the Hoover Dam

 (Arizona/Nevada) [May 24, 2014]

 

At the Grand Canyon (Arizona) [May 23, 2014]

 

 A selfie of Owen and me on our hike to the summit of one of the Huachuca Mountains

 (Arizona) [May 3, 2014]

 

 Owen and Meg at Ramsey Canyon (Arizona)

 [April 30, 2014]

 

Owen posing in front of a B-1

Davis-Monthan AFB Thunder & Lightning Air Show

 (Tucson, Arizona) [April 13, 2014]

 

Owen posing in front of an A-10

Davis-Monthan AFB Thunder & Lightning Air Show

 (Tucson, Arizona) [April 13, 2014]

 

In Tombstone, Arizona [February 16, 2014]

 

 

Watching a Beluga Whale at SeaWorld (San Diego, California) [January 1, 2014]