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September 10, 2011 in Idaho
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“No matter how (bad) of a day you had, you come home, and he’ll make it better,” Robert Shipp said about his 2-year-old son, Hunter, at their home in Rathdrum on Tuesday. Robert served four years with the U.S. Marines, including time in Kuwait and Afghanistan.

Robert Shipp, left, crossed paths with twin brother Matthew when their U.S. Marines units were stationed at Forward Operating Base Blue Falcon, Nawa District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on Nov. 7, 2009.

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Robert, 2-year-old Hunter, and Dusty Shipp play football at their home in Rathdrum on Tuesday. Robert credits his family as being very supportive.