Being a military brat I realize the sacrifies that one gives for their country. When the sophmore cadet arrived at DEN it was at a point of exhaustion and stress as a paper & test were due in the morning. I tried to ease the stress by talking about his future career and his current accomplishments.
We shared the success that we both had jumped out of planes on our hour plus ride to the base which they all always talk about the chapel on the way in from the North Gate.
The Cadet Chapel at the Air Force Academy serves as the main place of multiple faith worship for 4,000 cadets. The vision is breathtaking as you arrive on base at night.
Academy education is valued at more than $416,000, yet offered at no cost to the cadets. My ride share passenger share that he received THREE recommendation letters for his entrance which is insanely awesome.
By the end of the trip we had discussed his future wife requirements of her not being a member of the services and smart enough to host a fine dinner with protocol. He was sad, just leaving his family in Boston we talked about all the support systems for him. I shared that he would always have military family wherever he goes and veteran support like the Hogs and Heroes Foundation that I had been significantly involved in which is a community of motorcyclists that support Public Safety, and the U.S. Military throughout the USA.
Unfortunately, Texas A&M officials are confirming that a member of the Corps of Cadets was killed in a car crash with an 18-wheeler, according to Brazos County Sheriff’s Office. The 2016-2017 Aggie Band Command Sergeant Major, Alexander Jones, crossed the centerline and struck a semi-truck head-on in the 6200 block of West Highway 21, just west of the city of Bryan. Luckily Lady Ride Share of DEN was able to assure one Cadet a safe ride to base.