Father-daughter duo deployed together in Afghanistan
Kinship serves our country
- Duration 3:17
- Date Feb 3, 2013
Kinship serves our country
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Think -- -- spending your Sunday morning with this here at FOX & Friends I'm an appointment in the time is 753 now.
-- fighting for our country most soldiers leave behind family friends loved ones and and and neighbors and everybody else but one father daughter do those -- -- states' strong during their year long deployment together.
In Afghanistan home safely in joining us now.
Our army sergeants.
There's -- in his daughter nineteen year old being army specialist -- -- and good morning guys.
Welcome back and that what a story you -- you have to tell.
This is so incredible and what made you guys decide today to do this together I know it is a -- tradition to serve in the military.
Well let's say a unique opportunity I -- I have been deployed the previous year and our unit.
Came upon -- deployment.
And my wife Shannon she decided.
She would like me to go about like the opportunity to spend quality time.
As we like to say with the.
And -- and -- you're at communications type role and and Timothy you are more of military police type role did your paths cross very often.
While -- there.
-- we work together.
And and what was it like for you know being able to serve with one another meaning that just -- to really strengthen your bonds now that you're back home to hunt.
I think it has film we saw each other every day and I.
I look at her she's still my daughter -- -- still here and increased sales and glasses which she wore them.
But then -- also got the opportunity here -- a soldier carrying a weapon and doing her job.
Yes I think Haley and I can tell just how proud your dad is of the view.
-- how do you feel about.
At being able to serve your country continue this at military tradition for your family.
And then be welcomed home by the community because they really wrap their arms around you right care package is and waving the American flag.
Yes they did they care packages we're definitely nice they capped a skull and the welcome home is beautiful.
There are lots of people.
It's nice -- it was nice to have them over there very comforting to look over and see him.
I wouldn't take it back.
That really imagine it you know sometimes you experience fearing he would be able to be there.
And to come for you how does it feel to be able to -- to serve next to your father like this when a lot of the a lot of girls the mother and they're even.
Considering going into the military.
-- -- -- -- to their dad or something like that but but not you how does it feel to be able to be serving right next to.
It's nice he's not -- looked up to and mom join in the military was he was a big part of it.
I'm military is -- family and it's he's a respectable.
Person everybody loves them everybody knows them so it's nice to follow behind him.
And we -- again.
We will continue we're in the same unit in the reserves.
Very little together for a little while what a story thank you so much for your service policy -- fox apparent.