I was going for a modern Armor of God sketch but ended up with something else. Done in Sketchbook Express for tablets, entirely by finger using a combo of pencil and airbrush. Have not finished yet, need to add digital MARPAT detail and finish the head/helmet.
“I am the Master of my fate; I am the Captain of my soul.”
Sometimes I wonder where this kid is, what he’s up to, and if anything I did ever made a difference to him. We were visiting houses that day and I usually interacted with kids and younger family members while my platoon commander or section leader questioned the eldest male present.
I miss deploying and being a Grunt. I would miss my wife and kids more, but I miss being an Infantryman and doing Infantry stuff nonetheless.