Central Washington University student Dan Burke, 24, for as long as he can remember, has always been drawn toward the military.
While in his senior year at Liberty High School in Issaquah, he enlisted in the Marines in November 2005. He was 17 at the time. Read more here.
(photo) Dan Burke, a CWU student, center, poses with a fellow US Marine and an Afghan security force member for a photo in Afghanistan in 2010.Story and photo courtesy of the Daily Record.