With all of the options now available, both of the boys were clearly overwhelmed for a moment. But after some suggestions, they both ordered their meals. Colonel Risdon even bought them extra tacos and drinks to wash it all down!
Colonel Risdon is currently the Deputy Chief of Staff for the 82nd Airborne Division, the main fighting division of the Airborne Corps. His team provides direction, synchronization and guidance for other divisions in the military. He has spent his life working to protect our country and his fellow soldiers!
Not only is Colonel Risdon a dedicated soldier, but he's also an accomplished academic. He graduated from Kansas State University with a Master's' degree in education.
This little act of kindness was just something natural to Colonel Risdon, he doesn't think there's any need to make a fuss out of it! He believes that great moments like these happen every day in America, as he explains in the Huffington Post.
"I'm kinda embarrassed and humbled by the praise and don't need it. I am a believer that we live in the best country in the world with the best people and that acts of kindness happen every day."
He represents the all-around America hero. Not only does he protect our country from enemies both domestic and foreign, but he does everything in his power to better the lives everyone around him!