At age 16, watching the events of Sept 11, 2001, Kim Brombaugh felt compelled to join the Army and do her part to help protect our nation. After finishing high school, she went to basic training and then became a 31B Military Police Officer. While her reason for joining was to help right the wrong done to our country, her plans for her military career went very differently from what she had planned on due to unforeseen circumstances.

The decision to do this interview was one I am glad I made. Being able to tell the story of my military experience was never something I had thought about much. My husband and kids know I am a veteran and I’ve talked about it a little as the kids were growing up.  However, this experience has been one of the most fulfilling things I’ve done on personal level. Sharing details about my service time with others is difficult but it means so much more than just a story. It’s an opportunity to share a part of my life with the world. It’s a reminder that so many people have sacrificed so much in service to those who live in this country. It’s a memory that my grandkids and great grandkids will know about. There are veterans out there who struggle every day and I hope my story will let them know that there’s always someone out there. To those individuals, never worry…. I got your six.

~ Kim Brombaugh