How We Met
As Undergraduate Students at the University of Delaware, we met as classmates. We ultimately became friends, and after our Senior year we committed into a relationship. Since then, we have been geographically separate more than together given the nature of our profession. She served in Afghanistan as a Logistics Officer in the 82nd Airborne and I was assigned to Italy in the 173rd Airborne. However, upon her completion service, we were again able to reunite, develop the “normal” proximities of a relationship, and elevate our commitment of love to each other.
how they asked
6 -8 May 2016, I convinced Amy Bourett we were going to London for West End Theater. However, she found herself in Chawton, England; at the home of her literary idol, Jane Austen. In Jane’s private garden, I proposed to Amy – she said yes.