I would like to salute my husband Aaron Haines. We have known each other almost 8 years and we've been married 3 this coming October. He has been in the US Navy for 14 years so far. Since we have gotten married, he has served 2 years in Japan and is currently on a 6 month deployment, not counting past deployments he has been on as well. There is a lot of distance, but not once has it deterred us from each other and what we have. He has 2 daughters from his previous marriage that I love with all my heart, and without the 3 of them I couldn't consider my life whole. My husband has been so strong for both of us through all the "speedbumps" saluting him around his birthday (May 22nd) seemed like the best gift I could give while he is deployed! Thank you First Class Petty Officer Aaron Haines for everything that you have done for this country, everything you're doing, and everything you will continue to do!