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Monday, December 1, 2008





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Here is the video of our 19yr old baby girl being sworn into the US Army by her father. She leaves January 13,2009 for basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Her job title is gonna be Mental Health Specialist. Her advanced individual training will be held at Fort Sam Houston Texas...She then will get her duty station once her AIT is complete....

We are so proud of her!! Yes, as her Momma I am very worried for her safety and well being, but I know my Lord has her in His hands!!! So please send a LOUD comment of CONGRATULATIONS out to my baby girl!!!! she reads my blog so start 'em coming!!!

16 nice people had this to say:

Collin and Amanda said...

Oh WOW! CONGRATS! That is just wonderful.

Amanda

My name is Sarah said...

This is WAY COOL!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! So AWESOME!!! My mom and me are pumping our arms in the air for you.

Susan Smith-Alltop said...

Congrats Linz! The world is waiting for you! ( I thought it was dental not mental?) XOXO

Jill said...

Oh. I guess if I'd read this post first - I'd have known which branch she was going into! How wonderful to have her dad swear her in. My grandpa swore my husband into the military and there's something so special about that. Thanks for sharing this very exciting news!

Terri said...

Congratulations! How awesome!!!

June Berger said...

Congratulations, I think it's awesome! Wish I had done it when I was young.

Mommy to those Special Ks said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! We will be praying this is the most amazing time for her!

tammyand03 said...

Congrats...
This is a great achievement that she is exploring. She will be great in all that she sets out to be. As am mom to a military child I worried also but know God watches over them all. Bless you all.

Carson's Mom said...

Wow- that is awesome! Congratulations.

Kayla

Jenn said...

HOORAY!!!!! Congrats Lyndsey!!!! :)

Mandy said...

CONGRATS and THANK YOU for serving our country!!!

Shelley said...

Congratulations Lyndsey!!!!
We'll be praying for you as you start this new venture in life. I just know you're going to love it!

Anonymous said...

Thanks to everyone for your support through this new adventure that I will be experiencing!
I'm SO excited! Not to mention, nervous, scared, sometimes doubtful....but, moreso happy and EXCITED!
I know this is something that I will always remember & never regret!
I can proudly say that I am in the US Army! (& that I didn't sware in under the Anti-Christ! -Kidding, not really :P)
Moreso, I'm so thankful that my daddy got to sware me in. It's something that I will never forget!
Thanks again to everyone that supports my decision! I know there are people that doubt me, my abilities, my stregth & maybe my courage. But, believe me..with the love & support of my family, friends and God...I will get through this :)

....and, yeh Mrs. Susan....I was planning on Dental -not mental...but, this way, I get to help people, only in a different way :D

-LA

Graham Shenanigans said...

That was such a sweet video. I am so proud for all of you! Lindsay will do a great job, she is a people person, and I kwow you are all proud!! Congrats!! Call me if you need any advice, Lindsay!!

schoolmother said...

Congratulations and may God be with you.
Joy

Ruben and Jo Ann said...

Congratulations to you! You have a very nice family...

JoAnn Torres

www.torresfamilyadoption.blogspot.com