Mike Lydon is has served in all three branches of the Army and is now in the Air National Guard. He's currently a full-time graduate student, and hopes to direct commission back into the Army one he's finished school. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and an unruly dog.
U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach
There are some days you never forget — the day you turn 21, your wedding, and the birth of a child. But for those of us in the veteran community, those days also include your expiration of term of service day.