JAMES DETAILED HISTORY TIMELINE

1982

James is born December 6th at 4:02am in Summersville, WV.

1988

James starts Kindergarden.

1989

1st Grade

1990

2nd Grade

1991

3rd Grade. James is utterly destroyed when he finds out his babysitter, Molly Stevens, has a boyfriend.

1992

4th grade

1993

5th grade

1994

6th grade

1995

7th grade

1996

8th grade. James has his first kiss with a close friend of his cousin's during summer vacation. She tastes like coca-cola and doritos.

1997

Starts Freshamn Year. James begins to date Lindsey Miller at the start of football season. They last until Christmas when she breaks up with him for a trumpet player in the band.

1998

Starts Sophomore Year. Starts seeing Christina (Chrissy) Peters. They begin dating in October when James asks her to homecoming and break-up in April after she cheats on while on vacation with her family over spring break. James has his first time with her.

1999

Starts Junior Year.

2000

Starts Senior Year

2001

James loses his father in May 2001 in a skydiving accident. James begins BMT at Lackland Air Force Base in August 6, 2001. Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX. (8.5 weeks). Graduate BMT October 3, 2001. Airmen's week, then is immediately placed in a prep course for trainees preparing for the indoctrination course for Pararescue. (6 weeks)

2002

James passes the PAST with flying colors and is allowed to participate in the Indoctrination course. After making it through hell week, James spends the next nearly two years "enduring the suck". He goes through some of the most physically disabling and soul-crushing training of his entire life. Of the 200 men who started the class, only 26 graduated. James is one of them.

PARARESCUE TRAINING BREAKDOWN:
NOV TO THE END OF THE YEAR: Pararescue/Combat Rescue Officer Indoctrination Course, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas (9 weeks)

2003

JAN-FEB: Pararescue/Combat Rescue Officer Indoctrination Course, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas (9 weeks)
FEB: Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Georgia (3 weeks) "BEAT YOUR BOOTS"
FEB-MARCH: Air Force Combat Diver Course, Navy Diving and Salvage Training Center, Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida (5.5 weeks)
MARCH: Navy Underwater Egress Training, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida (1 day)
APRIL: Air Force Basic Survival School (SERE), Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington (2.5 weeks)
APRIL - MAY: Army Military Free Fall Parachutist School, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona (5 weeks)
JUNE - NEXT YEAR: Pararescue EMT-Paramedic Training, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico (37 weeks)

2004

JUNE (2003) - FEB: Pararescue EMT-Paramedic Training, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico (37 weeks)
FEB-AUGUST: Pararescue Recovery Specialist Course, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico (24 weeks)
AUGUST - END OF THE YEAR: Pararescue Recovery Specialist Course, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico (24 weeks

2005

AUGUST (2004) - END OF JAN: Pararescue Recovery Specialist Course, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico (24 weeks
James graduates the Pararescue program and is one of 26 men who complete the training to earn his maroon berret.

30 days off at the end of JAN for leave.

347th Rescue Group: Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.
August 2005: Hurricane Katrina

2006

347th Rescue Group: Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.

2007

58th Rescue Squadron: Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada

2008

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Tacoma) WA (22nd Special Tactics Squadron). James starts dating Sam Valente.

2009

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Tacoma) WA (22nd Special Tactics Squadron).
DEPLOYMENT: Camp Lemonier, Djibouti/Horn of Africa May to November

2010

DEPLOYMENT: July is prime fighting season to Kandahar, Afghanistan. This is James' first real taste of the war and it catches him off guard. It takes him a good two and a half weeks to settle into from the initial shock, but he catches up quickly and learns fast on the job. The lead pararescueman on their team goes out of his way to help guide James. *LOSS OF A FRIEND/TEAMMATE IN AUGUST OF 2010. NEED TO FIGURE OUT THE DETAILS*. James's deployment ends and he returns home in December where he gets 30 days to spend with his family before he needs to return to Tacoma.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Tacoma) WA (22nd Special Tactics Squadron).

2011

DEPLOYMENT:James injured in a helicopter crash and due to the nature of his injuries, is returned home earlier than usual. He goes through physical therapy to recover.

James is honorably discharged and moves to Seattle to live with a friend of his who served in his same unit and got out a few years earlier.

James breaks-up with Samantha at the end of the year due to the move, saying maybe they need to start seeing other people and see what else is out there.

2012

James meets Morrigan MacNamera and falls stupid headover heels in love with her.

Friend helps get James his foot and gets him a job as a flight medic.

2013

James proposes to Morrigan. That same year James enlists in the Air Force Reserves. He signs on a contract for 6 years - Portland Intl Airport OR (304th Rescue Squadron)

2014


2015
James and Morrigan are married.
2016
James and Morrigan divorce due to emotional distance and some untreated C-PTSD on James' part. He attempts therapy briefly in an attempt to repair their marriage, but it doesn't help.
2017
James starts a quiet affair with the flight nurse he is usually paired with, Renee Hawkins, at the start of 2017. Renee is unhappily married, with two kids, and ten years his senior. Their relationship started discrete, but by the summer everyone at work knows James is sleeping with her and looking the other way. Toward the end of the summer, James begins seeing and casually hooking up with ???. They have a saucy affair, and she suspects James is seeing Renee but he denies it. It isn't until one night when he leaves his phone out that he gets a series of dirty texts from Renee and reveals the truth to her. She is wildly upset and kicks him out. The two stop talking.
2018
James bumps into Morrigan in Jan after they have a chance meeting in Germany. Renee quickly asks for reassignment when she finds out and is immediately replaced by ???. James and Morrigan are divorced by July when it is revealed James slept with Renee again while on work trip that kept the crew overnight when she filled in for the new coworker. Tension is weird at work after.

Already in talks to a vetern buddy who is working with the Seattle FD, he gets James' foot in the door. After applying, passing the tests, physicals, and interviews, James starts at the Fire academy. Due to his other training, he is able to skirt around parts of the program and joins the FD by the end of the year. He meets Nick here.
2019
In the June, James begins seeing Esme. They begin a casual fling and by the end of September, decide they need to cool it off.

James completes his 6 year contract with the Air Force Reserves.

In between his flings, James regularly hits up Mel McCallister, a local reporter and daughter of a democratic politian in the area. She takes the realtionship seriously, and but he doesn't. Mid December, James bumps into Selah at a paintball game. The two hit it off right away and start a friends with benefits situation that lasts through the new year.
2020
James ends his relationship entirely with Mel McCallister in Jan 2020. It ends disasterously.

James starts seeing Celeste in Feb of 2020 casually, by May 2020 the pair enter an exclusive relationship.

James decides to re-enlist in the Air Force Reserves in July and he starts his service again in August.

James enters the MEDIC ONE program in May to become a fulltime paramedic again, exceptions are made for him due to his background as a Pararescue jumper. He's not happy about needing to redo his paramedic education when he is already a practicing paramedic, but he's getting paid full wage for the education so he doesn't bitch.

2021

James proposes to Celeste in March and they plan for an October wedding. In May 2021 James completes the Medic ONE program with Nick and the two are put to work with the medic units. By the end of June, Celeste and James break up due to emotional distance.