Old 02-25-2016, 13:24   #1
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A Proud Soldiers Dad!

After almost two years of silently stalking your webpage, I finally feel like it is time to make a post. In one week our son will proudly walk across the stage and receive his Green Beret. He has been assigned to 7th Special Forces Group AB as a 18 Bravo and will forever more be part of you, the Quiet Professionals we so respect.
As we attend and watch our son complete this part of his journey, I will look through the audience and wonder how many of you will be in attendance. As I look around to make eye contact, I will smile proudly to say thank you for guiding, me, teaching me, and sharing your wisdom with me so that I was able to share this experience with my son. You all have given me something very special.
Our son graduated college with Honors, and tried tirelessly for two years to get a job in Law Enforcement. Although we were surprised when he told us he was going to enlist as an 18X-Ray, I truly knew that he was destine to achieve more, and that he had the drive, guts, and determination to complete the SF Qualification Course and join the Special Forces community.

My Wife & I want to thank you all for your service, and the commitment you make to protect the values we all cherish. It takes brave men to defend our country, but even braver men to go the extra miles to complete the Special Forces training and finish. I’m in awe at the process, and have followed our son’s journey step by step through your website and your journeys.

Thank you for accepting non Military members to join your ranks and to learn from your experiences. I’m forever in debt to you all for allowing me the opportunity to learn the process from those who have “Walked the Walk”.

I will forever be stalking your pages, and look forward to the day when I can see our son’s posts as he shares his wisdom on the Professional Soldier website for the future dads to come! .

Thanks and Best Wishes to you all!
A Soldiers Dad

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Old 02-25-2016, 14:27   #2
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A very earned congratulations to you and your son.

Yet, the journey's just begun.

Good luck to him..
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Old 02-25-2016, 14:35   #3
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Congrats to your son and family on his accomplishment. I believe he will be challenged and satisfied with his choice.
Take the time to visit Bragg's Museums and points of interest.
There is a special ambiance on that Fort. Folks walk with a purpose.
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Old 02-25-2016, 14:45   #4
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Congratulations!

Congratulations to your son and a warm welcome after he walks that stage. Hopefully you'll encourage him to wander these web halls as he forges a career as a Green Beret. You have every reason to be proud of him ... and proud of yourself as a caring father who takes the time to understand what sacrifices he has made and will make, and the contributions that he can make to our national security.

Again, congratulations!

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Old 02-25-2016, 14:55   #5
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Congrats to your son and family on his accomplishment. I believe he will be challenged and satisfied with his choice.
Take the time to visit Bragg's Museums and points of interest.
There is a special ambiance on that Fort. Folks walk with a purpose.
PRB We have made the trip many times to Bragg, and have enjoyed the Museums. My daughters will be making their first visit, so we will take them on Friday!
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Old 02-25-2016, 15:11   #6
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Congratulation to your son and yourself.

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Old 02-25-2016, 15:32   #7
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Congrats! The journey is just beginning~
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Old 02-25-2016, 16:38   #8
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Dad, (and especially Mom),

Thank YOU for raising your son and guiding him to be the man that he is. Sure he put in a lot of effort and undoubtedly has grown during his journey, but you started him on his journey and gave him the foundation and provided him with the tools for him to start his journey to personal success.

You snd your wife have every right to be proud. My hat is off to you both. A hearty welcome and wishes for good fortune to your son.
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Old 02-25-2016, 17:50   #9
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Congrats

Congrats to the family and the new 18B.
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Old 02-25-2016, 19:03   #10
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Salute!
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Old 02-25-2016, 19:43   #11
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Congratulations and best wishes.

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Old 02-25-2016, 20:21   #12
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Old 02-25-2016, 21:23   #13
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Pass on a very hardy congratulations.

Thank you and the Mrs. for raising a good man.
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Old 02-26-2016, 06:31   #14
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Old 02-26-2016, 07:45   #15
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Congrats and best wishes to your son! I know you are incredibly proud.
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