I’ve been called many things during my 46 successful trips around the sun. Eagle Scout. United States Marine Corps officer. Combat veteran of the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan. And military-grade weapons? The only place for those is on battlefields.
Ashlyn Melton wasn’t worried when her 13-year-old son Noah went to a sleepover at his best friend’s house in December 2011. But a post-midnight phone call changed everything.