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Unfamiliar territory: my memorable introduction to RAB

by Airman 1st Class Lane T. Plummer 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

A new life was waiting for me. At 19 years old, I was leaving everything I had grown to love or learn to live with: my friends, my family and my home. I was anxious to get on the plane, but I couldn’t leave without one last hug from my parents. It wasn’t like the quick hugs I’d give to my friends before we enjoyed our weekends from school. This time I embraced my mom and held her, ignoring the occasional glance from a passing stranger in the bustling airport around me.

May 7, 2015 ×