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Hi I'm Lee

I was born and raised in Canada. In 2001 I moved to Pittsburg, KS. I joined the Army in 2004. I'm an Infantryman. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've served in the Army since 2004. Been stationed in Baumholder Germany, Fort Lewis Washington, and Fort Benning Georgia. I have deployed to Iraq twice, Ramadi in 2006 and Muqdadiyah in 2009. I am proud to be an Infantryman and proud to train them as a Drill Sergeant now. I grew up in Canada, in a small French-Canadian village called Blue Sea. I speak French fluently. I learned it at 8 years old when I was sent to an all French school, I didn't speak a word of it on my first day. Naturally I'm a die hard hockey fan. I was married in the Winter Quarters Temple to my beautiful wife in 2002 and we now have 3 children, with a 4th on the way.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, that he translated the book of Mormon and restored the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ in our time. I have walked in the same places he did and felt the spirit testify the truth of these things to me. I believe Jesus Christ is at the head of our church and directs it through prophets and apostles. I have seen the hand of god in my own life, sparing my life from dangers, making me stronger and quicker than my enemies. But where I have seen it the most is in the faces of my beautiful children. How amazing it is to me that the family is so central to the church because in my short time here on earth there is nothing I have done that compares to my children. I am so great full that we are sealed together for time and eternity. My life would be empty without all of this.

How I live my faith

I try to be as involved as I can. Unfortunately I work a minimum of 13 hour days, 6 days a week. And my employer, the Army, isn't very flexible. But I try to do as much as I can to help those around me in any way I can. I try to set a good example of what a follower of Christ should be, even though I'm a little rough around the edges. Mostly I work with the missionaries on Sundays, meeting new members and people they are teaching. I think it's great to see people new to the gospel. At work I mostly answer questions my colleagues have about the church. It's funny when I get asked wether or not we celebrate birthdays and holidays.