Date: January 29, 2017
February 28, 2017 (361 days ago)
AMERICAN HEROES Presented By BINGHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Brothers in Arms United States Army Veteran attending Pocatello High their lives. They concur unpleasant," he exclaimed father, for the Pocatello Anthonee will attend Basic and Purple Heart recipient School, both young men that they were influenced "I just kept repeating the Veterans Honor Guard, Combat Training in Fort Miguel Dominic of Pocatello stepped up to serve their by their father who served "soldiers creed There's always Benning, Georgia in the n my saying that emotional moment summer of 2017. He will n Iraq and other veterans head. beams when he speaks of country by enlisting in the that they have met along After basic training, Miguel presenting an American Pocatello high return to for sons Anthonee (17 and Army Jr. completed AIT (Advanced flag to the family of one the way. his namesake Miguel Jr. The brothers, who were school graduation and who has served (20). And for good reason have always been Individual Training where raised in Pocatello, say then back to Fort Benning At the tender age of just that "pride in country" was interested in the military.ld he trained to become a As a combat soldier, for more training. From nstilled in them throughout itcame from 92F) Petroleum Supply Miguel Jr knows there is there, Anthonee hopes to my dad while was growing Specialist. always the possibility of start school at Boise State up," said Miguel Jr. "I learned all about the deployment, but was quick University. 17 years old, while stil feel good about to add. Miguel Jr. enlisted the pipeline systems, testing Reflecting on his decision being an American We have Army Reserves as a Junior fuels and fueling aircrafts to serve, Anthonee, mused a new president and a new high school. During he explained eamed a It feels good to know that am optimistic the summer of 2014 he about managing, storing congress attended Basic Combat and shipping petroleum I'm dedicating myself to the about our country. Training at Fort Leonard based products. This gave Younger brother Anthonee service of others. I have no Wood, Missouri where he me agreater understanding enlisted in the Army fear and I'm excited about earned true discipline of the fuel needs of the National Guardin November the choice that I made Army of 2016. Anthonee, who Love of country and service Basic combat training] was hard at first. It took me Miguel returned to aspires to be a lawyer, said is clearly evident in the a few weeks to really break Pocatello, graduating from that although he grew up Dominic family. While it is into 'soldier mode' "he high school in 2015. As with a "sense of serving yet to be seen if younger a member of the Army he didn't actually make said. "But l stayed focused. ister Aaliyah, who is s I was inspired by the drill Reserve he trains monthly the decision to enlist until middle school, will follow in sergeants; I knew I was at various locations he attended a job fair at the footsteps of her father getting trained by the very throughout the country and school. "I ooked into it a best people at the unit's base in Twin and brothers, father Miguel little closer and learned Falls, Idaho declared: "As a father, that this could completely Miguel Jr. said the most difficult part of basic was He volunteers at various pay for my college," he couldn't be more proud to veterans events and assists explained. "That sounded see my two sons step up to the "gas chambe r" dri It was scary and very at funerals, alongside his good to me serve our beloved country.