At nearly one in the morning, the plane carrying my son back to the safety of the United States appeared as a fast-moving star in the sky, far in the distance from Pope Army Airfield. Being a newbie Army mom, I didn’t know what to look for and recognized only the rapidly glowing, white spot of light when one of the more experienced Army parents pointed it out.
"They Also Serve,"
Journal of Military Experience: Vol. 3
, Article 28.
Available at: http://encompass.eku.edu/jme/vol3/iss1/28