Staff Sgt. Terrill B. Stewart of St. Charles, Idaho was chosen as one of 57 soldiers out of the 206,000 strong Army Reserve to be honored at the sixth annual National Capital Re-enlistment Ceremony in Washington, D.C. to mark the reserve’s 103rd anniversary.Stewart initially tried to enlist nine years ago at the age of 36 but was told that she was too old. In 2005, when the Army increased the age limit to 39,
<a href=”http://www.tradoc.army.mil/pao/people_portraits/October%202005/101205.htm”>Stewart grabbed the opportunity</a>
to become part of what she said was her desire to give something back to her country.Her son, Garrett Good an infantryman, was returning home from Iraq. Stewart says she turned 40 in basic training and has never looked back.