Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Washington National Guard
"On my way home from two weeks spent fighting the Chelan Complex fires with several other WA National Guard soldiers. It was a humbling experience.
Watching people pack the only belongings that could fit in their vehicles while wondering if they would have a home to return to is unexplainable. I have the utmost respect for the wildland firefighters and the tight knit community that they work in.
Thank you for teaching us more than just respecting the fire.
I worked with a great group of soldiers and we are all coming home safely. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the firefighters' families that lost loved ones near Twisp." - Capt. Jeff Rogers, G Co. 181st BSB — withChristina Burden, Sean Burden and Luz Maria Nieves.