A few years ago I came across this Christmas poem written by a solider named Lance Corporal James M. Schmidt, and wanted it to share it with families who perhaps have someone serving in the Military, and may not be together this Christmas.
There's always someone in our neighborhood who has all their Christmas lights up before Thanksgiving. I used to despise those people, but now after seeing the results of this scientific study I'm thinking they might have been doing it right all along.
Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Moon has been stationed in Kuwait and hasn't seen his family since April. Home on temporary leave, he wanted to surprise his daughter and show her fellow students what it means to have someone you love in the military.