MRD, forget the health issue as long as you're comfortable! Chances are, this might help you at least feel better.
Stephanie11, he looks like a good soldier. I remember the first time I saw my son after the boot camp graduation and I didn't even recognize him (my own son! I never cried so much!) They don't always have a lot of time to write, but they sure enjoy reading letters they receive!
Veej, it almost seems like you've got one foot up over anyone else-You already have your first interview done! Good luck with the next one and believe that it will lead to a job!