'I Already Know Why You're Here'
One of the men looks down at my pregnant belly, the great curve of our unborn child inside me. I can see the panic in his eyes, and I suddenly feel deep pity for him.
The other man looks at me, fixes his eyes on my eyes, a sad, determined expression on his face. “Ma’am. Are you Mrs. Danielle Wells?”
I don’t answer; I don’t make a sound. I look back into his eyes and nod my head, slowly, once.
"Ma'am, the Secretary of the Army...""
~ Danielle Villanueva, Army Spouse and former US Navy veteran.