Previously: Captain Grey Wolf was both surprised and delighted, “To do this, you’ll have to resign from the US Army.”
Baumgartner didn’t hesitate in his reply, “Our enlistments have already ended. I was informed of this by telegraph when we were in Grand Marais. Fort Snelling has been decommissioned, and although we’ll be paid for this assignment, our careers are over.”
“Those of us here are all single,” First-Sergeant Hanft added, “And have no reason to return south. I’m from Two Harbors, and the rest of us from Cook or St. Louis counties.”
Grey Wolf smiled and turned to Boomer, “You’re fired! I don’t need two first-sergeants.”
“Thank you Grey Wolf,” Boomer replied.
“Beggin’ your pardon, Captain, what does ‘Waanaki`’ mean?” Baumgartner asked.
“It means Live in Peace.” Continue reading