I have since found out that he will not lose his hand. Thank God..he is an electrician by trade. He will be transferred to his home unit in New York till the rest of his troop come back from Iraq and then he will be discharged. He has chosen to leave the military.
He has served 11+ years and was going to make a career out of it, but my grandson is really wanting him to stay home, so Eric has decided to do that. It will really be nice for Bry, as he hasn't seen his dad very much since he was born.
Please remember to keep praying for all the servicefolks..dependents too! I was there once and know how much I could have used prayers. The military doesn't get paid anything compared to what they should be! They do get benefits but monetary wise they are paid very little for their commitment.
If you see a military person ..thank them for there service. They deserve AT LEAST that!