Brothers on the battlefield
Published 02/18/2009, Grand Forks Herald
A mother doesn’t fret so much over her absent boys when they’re together. But in uniform together? Together in Iraq?
“I know I can’t talk about it without using the word faith,” said Lisa Meier, whose elder son Brian, 23, was deployed to Iraq last June, followed by younger son Brett, 20, last month. Brett is Air Force, like his dad, Doug, was for 21 years, while Brian chose the Army because they said he could work on helicopters.