Tonight, I commit to at least seven more years in the Air Force: two more at USAFA, five on active duty.
It means I'll have a job for at least seven years.
It means, if I leave tomorrow, I owe the Air Force at least $200,000.
It means I could wind up in combat in three years.
I'm ready for it. Just like when I started dating my girlfriend, my overall commitment won't change: I'm still committed to God, and I'll do whatever His will is. All other commitments are subject to that one.
And that's a good place to be.