Thursday, May 10, 2012

the graduate

Brian graduated yesterday from the Basic School, the 6 month long officer course that brought us to Virginia. I could not be more proud of how hard and diligently this man works to be the best he can be and bring God glory in all that he does. His work ethic and determination challenge me to be better. 

We were so blessed to have BOTH sets of our parents here to celebrate with us along with Brian's oldest brother, Evan. We all got a glimpse into Brian's crazy days of TBS during family day.

After shooting guns and being awesome all day, we got all spiffied up for graduation. And let's just be honest with ourselves, there is nothing better than a man in uniform.

So proud of you Brian. You are going to do huge things for God's glory during your time in the Marine Corps. It's an honor to be your wife and stand beside you through this journey. You are the real deal.


  1. I'm slightly jealous of these photography skills- Amazing pictures!! Congrats to Brian for all of his hard work...and the beautiful wife that stands behind him! I look forward to reading all about your upcoming adventures! =)

  2. oh my goodness! wonderful post Mckenz!! These pictures are AMAZING!!!!! so proud of you and Brian!!!!! seriously!

  3. Great sutff. It's so great to see these pics over here...inspiring

  4. Hey McKenzie!! I am so glad you came over to my blog and I love reading yours! I saw it a while back when Katelyn posted it on her Facebook! I hope to meet you guys before you all leave...if not you guys are practically moving to paradise, maybe I'll just visit! :) Your photos are amazing by the way!!

  5. Came across your blog and fell in love! My husband is currently at TBS (on the patrol FEX lol, bet you don't miss those days!) so it is wonderful to read your stories and see your pictures of what is in store for us! We too are crossing our fingers for Japan but I know whatever happens works out the way it is supposed to.