A Colorado Springs military family is beginning another six years in the Army with a special re-enlistment ceremony. Russel Houde wanted to make sure his family was by his side when he was sworn in, so he decided to do it outside of his daughter's kindergarten classroom.
"My family is going to be with me throughout my entire time as a military person I want them to be as involved as possible,” Houde said.
Houde’s wife, Christina, was the mastermind behind the plan. She said she thought it was strange at first, but changed her mind because of how important it was to her husband. "For him to include her it made me fall in love with him all over again,” she said.
The couple met during training, when both were in the military.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.