Another day closer to retirement, for Jason. Effectively he has 3 days left, and then the retirement ceremony on Monday (23rd). We spent a good portion of the morning getting sign-off signatures and as it turned out, we went to the C.O.'s going away luncheon that was held today. Yep, as Jason retires the C.O. is also moving on. It is a big week for the Wounded Warrior Battalion, here at Balboa. Actually we had been going around attempting to find people so that there signatures could be acquired when we heard about the luncheon. Jason knew there would be several of the signatures he needs, so we ended up just being there before everybody else showed up (by about 10 minutes) and they weren't going to kick us out of the room, so it worked out nicely. Jason picked up about half a dozen signatures - very nice.
Tomorrow we are going back to the hospital and I hope we can get most of the rest of the signatures, if not all of them. We have a special day tomorrow also, because Stacy is getting to come along with us, and be a part of Daddy's day. We will be attending a couple of appointments, and seeing other people, so Stacy will get a chance to see what Daddy's "work" is.
Tonight dinner was a little different, we all went to the USO. One evening a month they put on a dinner for all the military families, and we have never gone. Today was kind of fun and it was a little like exploring. The dinner was roasted chicken or pulled pork along with baked beans and potato salad, and a bread roll. The girls were excited about going and then after dinner they gave us brownies. Of course all who know me, know that I don't care for chocolate, so I skipped that part, but they enjoyed it.
Otherwise, today has been a nice and productive day. Thank you, for all the continued support and prayers. Take care and stay positive.