This is just as much a Salute to Daddy as it is a learning experience. Studies show that less than 1% of the American public know someone (or is someone) in the Military. This is my daughter Chloie. Her daddy, Staff Sergeant Andrew Jenkins, is currently serving in Afghanistan. This is a daily battle with Military children. A literal piece of her is missing. Her hero, her best friend, her playmate, her daddy, her everything is gone. At her age, she doesn't understand anything else, but he is protecting her from the bad guys. Sometimes she gets angry and says things like, "I wish you were in Afghanistan instead of daddy." It is a never ending emotional, spiritual, sometimes even physical battle with them. This video is her talking to her Daddy, which she does on a daily basis, but her 4th birthday is coming up and daddy will not be here. It hurts more than even I can comprehend. I want nothing more than for the American public to see what these kids go through. It is not just the Military member serving, it is the children as well.
So Honey, this is to you. To all that you are and all that you do. You are absolutely amazing to each of us. Thank you for all that you do. Thank you for doing it all. Thank you for being you. We love you dearly, and still blow you a star every night.
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