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Sunday, March 21, 2010

In the Army Now!

 John joined the Army at the beginning of January, 2010.

Barbara and John just before leaving for basic training, January 3, 2010
John (right) arriving at basic training, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, January 4, 2010

Mug shot from the Basic Training commemorative book, 2010

John and his mom (Barbara) at Basic Training graduation ceremonies, March 18, 2010, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

On Friday, March 19, Barbara and Weldon drove from Fort Leonard Wood to Lambert Field in St. Louis to catch a flight back home. They serendipitously encountered John there at the airport, where he was awaiting his flight to the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California.