Change of Mission (two short years to a monumental life change)

I assume by now that most people who follow this blog either know for a fact or have at least generally intuited that I am a uniformed member of the U.S. Military. I joined the #Army in January of 2000 and have embarked, thus far, on a journey spanning two decades. The only time I "took a knee" so to speak was a brief two year hiatus in the mid 2000's as I didn't believe this was the career path I was meant to walk. I learned quickly through a series of missteps and falling f