“I love being able to be a role model for my children. I like being able to teach them right from wrong and always being there for them when they need someone.”
— Staff Sgt. George Fuller with his wife and children, 9-month-old Ryan, 9-year-old Nyla and 2-year-old Tyson.
“My favorite thing about being a father is coming home after working hard all day long, and just seeing their smiles when I walk through the door, and seeing them rushing to me
saying ‘Dada.’ It really makes realize how incredibly lucky I am to be their father.”
— James Daniel from Hopkinsville with his daughters Paisley Blankenship (left), 15 months, and Aaliyah Daniel, 12 months.
“I love watching him — watching how he reacts to certain things and watching how he learns. He follows me everywhere I go, repeats the things I say, he’s my sidekick and definitely my best friend.”
— Aaron Cundiff and his 5-year-old son, Logan, at Chuck E. Cheese.
“The greatest feeling is having the responsibility of raising a family of my very own, being able to teach them, and watch them grow into men. Whether it be sad times or happy times, children have the ability to bring joy into every situation.”
— Staff Sgt. Ryan Summers with his three sons, 9-year-old Noah, 8-year-old Jaren and 5-year-old Hayden.
“I love being able to be a father figure to (Preston) and have a strong bond with him like I do my own. I love providing the time, security and love for them.”
— Nick North with his wife, Kelly, daughter Paisley and son Preston.
“I love being able to watch them grow, learn and being able to teach them new things about life every day. My favorite thing is hearing them call me Dad — that makes any bad day better.”
— Brandon Woolf with 9-year-old Brandon Jr., 8-year-old Mersadies, 6-year-old Anniston, and 1-year-old Kenslee.