On Thursday, I was on my laptop (as I always am) and heard the news in the background say that we lost the first female soldier from the capital region who was serving in Iraq. I was even more shocked when I heard her name, looked up and saw that it was the sister of one of our 2009 brides. I didn’t know Amy very well, but I could certainly tell just from working with her at her sister’s wedding that she had a very sweet spirit about her. My heart goes out to her husband and family. Please keep them in your thoughts during this very difficult time.
To read some more about Amy’s story and what a true hero she was, here are a few websites with the story: