soldier assign. - Chelsea Bertram A39891015 SW 200 Section...

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Chelsea Bertram A39891015 SW 200 – Section 1 9/16/08 Soldier Assignment Michael Lucas The soldier whose story I chose to share is my cousin, Michael Lucas. While I don’t know the details of what he has experienced in the military, I have witnessed the transformation of my cousin since he became a soldier. Michael, now 22 years old, joined the army shortly after his 20 th birthday and trained to become part of the infantry department. Soon after, he was deployed to Iraq to fight in the front line of the war. 15 months later, he returned home as a changed person. Michael didn’t join the army initially because he wanted to go over to Iraq or fight in a war. In the few years prior, his life had been a bit of whirlwind after he lost his younger brother unexpectedly. When Michael realized he needed to change the way he’d been living his life, he looked into the army because it was rigorous and structured enough to keep him away from “the wrong path”. Once he began training, his focus shifted and he wanted to go to Iraq to serve the
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