Michigan National Guard Elainnie Ingram traded what was supposed to be the happiest day of her life to help with the relief of Hurricane Irma. Receiving notice just ten days before her wedding that she would be deploying on her wedding weekend, Elainnie didn’t even consider trying to get out of duty. “I signed up for this six years ago. So it's my time to do it, and it just so happened to be the wedding weekend but you can plan another wedding,” she said.
Willow Drive Elementary School was more than happy to helped a soldier mom, Brianna Singleton reunite with first grader, Amiya Harper. After a year away on deployment in the Middle East Brianna was back to bring her little girl exceeding joy. With some help from the local Sumter, SC radio staion Hot 103.9 FM's Beasy Baybie, Amiya was over the moon when she realized her mommy was home.