I wasn’t wearing a suit. No one called me to the front of an auditorium and handed me a flag to wild applause. Second tour assignments arrive via email, with little fanfare. Mine hit my inbox last night while I was wearing pajamas and sitting half asleep in an armchair watching the Armed Forces Network.
However, my jubilant reaction was about the same.
I will be going to U.S. Embassy Canberra as a political/consular officer in August 2017.
And to think that two years ago today was my first day of A-100.
More news to come…