After completing his training to become a radio technician for the U.S. Army, David Boelkens had orders to go to Hawaii, but when he got to California his orders were changed to Vietnam.

Stopping by Clavin Dairy Farm, chances are you’ll see three generations of the family milking cows. “I started milking when I was 7 years old and my girls probably started a little bit earlier,” said Leanne Casner.

Marine Corps veteran Mike Mosier completed three tours of service before retiring in 2005. Mosier bounced between jobs until he found a career that lessened his PTSD symptoms — farming. Now he runs Fourth Mission Farm.

Jeremy Rutledge is proud of his service to his country, he’s proud of returning to the family farm, but what he’s most proud of is being a father and husband.