DLI Couple Will Last Forever, Reports Boyfriend
MONTEREY, CA — Do you speak the language of love? Well two students at the Defense Language Institute certainly do.
Private First Class Mike Keenan, 19, and Private First Class Tina Lowry, 21, are from two different worlds. He is a small-town farm boy from Wisconsin, and she is from the suburbs of Philadelphia. He is in the Arabic basic course at DLI, and she is studying Korean. He likes quiet evenings playing video games, and she likes spending evenings down the hill at the Mucky Duck, a local bar popular with students.
But despite their differences, Keenan reports that the two are very much in love and will be together forever.
“I went to community college for a year before I joined the Army,” Keenan said. “I dated a couple girls there. But no one makes me feel like Lowry does. She is incredible.”
About three months ago, the two met at Combs Dining Facility during breakfast. “She asked to sit at my table because it was real busy and there was nowhere else to sit. We talked, and then I a…
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