This is the drabble that started Adam and Austin.
Climbing out of bed, he watched his love put on the last part of his uniform: the tan beret. Their eyes met in the mirror.
"It's an honor. I can't refuse. It's who I am," the soldier tried to explain again.
"I know," he returned softly. And he did know. He fell in love with this soldier, he'd stick by him as he went through the elite Army Ranger School. With a hard kiss and a swat to the butt, his soldier proudly walked out of their bedroom. As the front door slammed shut, his tears began to fall.