For nearly the past two years the only time Captain Jon-Andrew Anderson got away from the heat of Bahrain and voyaging through the seas were when he was on the phone with his son, Ethan.
Little Maverick wants to be a soldier just like his dad when he grows up and has started training earlier than most.
"My brother who is in the Navy decided to come home on his 10 day leave and Surprises mom, and I was invited to join the surprise!!
Hope y'all enjoy it!!" - Silas
Nearly a year ago Nathan kissed his family good-bye, but he made sure that they would carry each other in their hearts while he was away
Every Christmas, local Army veteran Sgt. Jeanne Buchanan, who is battling stage 3 rectal cancer, walks the neighborhood outside her downtown Los Angeles apartment.