Bill Wilson

What a great time I had at American Freedom Lodge. I went on the 2012 deer hunt. I had heard about this place through a good friend and this year we went together. It was much more than I expected it to be. Everyone treated you like you a part of their family.

I saw a lot of deer. I didn’t harvest a deer during my trip, but I gained a lot of new friends. I would like to share two moments with you.
I was in a stand with Kevin Rodeniser. We were having a great time when two Button Bucks walked in front of the stand. We watched them play and eat for 45 minutes. It was a very cool experience and those two button bucks never realized that one of them was only a “text message from death”.

The other moment was with Dick Gorney. We were watching deer in the morning and had a huge bodied 4 pointer walk in front of us, but I decided to let it get better. Then, a big doe came by and an arrow went down range. I hit the deer and could not find her – the “blood trail stopped”.

I have definitely become a part of the America Freedom Lodge forever. There nothing in this world compares to the generosity of the American Freedom Lodge. I wish that there were more hunts for all Veterans and I wish that every Veteran could experience this.

Bill “Big Sexy” Wilson
USN 87-05, USAF 05-11
God Bless the USA

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