If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag.
I swear in as a Navy Reserve Public Affairs Officer on Friday. I’m extremely excited and can’t wait.
On the other hand, I’m a bit nervous. This is signing eight years of my life away (though I could drill for two, I’d still be able to be called up for a total of eight years). I have no idea what will happen in the next eight years. I’m sure I’ll be called to active duty at least once. I understand that and am ready. And that’s scary.
But it’s oh-so-exciting to be able to do this. The excitement and the certainty completely outweigh the uncertainty and the nervousness.