I know that it has been a long time since I updated this thread, but I thought I would throw a few quick updates your way...
We have just over a month left in this country. We are starting to pack and get our stuff ready to be put on a connex to be shipped home. It looks like we will be getting a civilian flight out of here so we should be able to wear civilian clothing on the flight.
We have to spend a few days at our Demobilization site for over a week getting our paper work in order and then a day or two at our home station after that... then, well its party time, and by party I mean I'm going to sleep so hard you'll think I am dead. And then probably have a beer (Guinness, Killians or a Sam Adams maybe all three).
My wife is planning on surprising my daughter at day care if I am released on a school day, I think she is going to record the whole thing. I don't know if she has said anything to our parish about me coming home, but I might like that to be a surprise too, idk yet (probably play that one by ear).