Austin wrote my parents and they got the letter today.
My mom said in an email "We received a letter from Austin today and he is having a great time, though he misses us and Ariella his girlfriend. In his letter he mentions he is in an epic platoon. They have 37 recruits and 5 Drill Instructors. It is usually 80 recruits to 3 DI's. Have Mercy!!!"
Holy cow! So typically there would be 26.6 recruits to every 1 Drill Instructors but my brother's platoon has 7.4 recruits for every DI.... sucks for them. NO SLACKING OFF! No wonder they jumped his crap the min he decided to take a break.
I better get a letter soon. I am jealous. I totally sent him a text the other day. (yes again) I always remember and cancel before it goes through. I think his phone has been turned off anyway. March 20th we are having a family dinner, it will be weird not having him there. (who will eat my leftovers?)
Anyway, I am glad things coming out of his mouth are good. YAY.