His recruiting officer said he had special forces written all over him. This week, he's in processing, and then goes to basic in Georgia. He's been on my mind because I don't know when I'll see him next.
Lots of people are confused why Colin would join the army. He has always been vehemently opposed to the idea of war and has a large problem with authority. All his life, he's been fascinated by the armed forces and all the dogma and other ideas that arise when you think about the military. It's been pretty stressful for me. That and I have to hit the ground running when I get back into my college pace.