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Old 09-13-2006, 05:16 PM   #166
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What a wonderful thread!

My husband was AD Army for 10 and is now with the AZ National Guard.
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Old 10-13-2006, 12:29 PM   #167
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Just found this wonderful thread. Over 400 members of our area National Guard was deployed including my nephew Major Corey Seats who had his second child on August 16. I know he arrived in Iraq last week. We had families who had more than one member deployed. One had the father and son and another had both son in laws. I understand they are to be locating IED's along the roadsides. We are all praying for their safe return in about a year.
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Old 10-23-2006, 12:02 AM   #168
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God bless each and every one of our military and their families! You are all in my thoughts and prayers. This is a great thread! I am so thankful that I was able to IM with my 21 yr old son in Afghanistan tonight and he's hoping to be on a plane out of there later today after almost 6 months (he left right about Mother's Day). He's headed back to his "home" base in Anchorage, Alaska but hopes to have a stopover in the Minneapolis-St Paul airport about 3 hours from here on the way. Then if all goes well he'll be home around Christmas for leave and a trip to Disney in early January. Please send us pixie dust! And help me pray for his safe return. We're anticipating another 1 yr deployment somewhere after that but hoping for the best.

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Old 10-24-2006, 10:42 AM   #169
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My Nephew is a new Marine. My sister sent me this link to a great site for parents and family members of Marines. Check it out - it's Great!

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Old 10-31-2006, 01:01 AM   #170
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My husband, Oliver, is in Iraq as a FLE commander. I pray for his safety, strength, purpose, and happiness/joy.

God bless each and every man and woman fighting for our country!
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Old 11-01-2006, 12:06 PM   #171
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God bless all our troops
My husband and son are nearing the end of their second year tour . My son is SGT Kevin Casey with E Co, 1/67 AR, 4th ID, Fort Hood, TX and My husband is SGT James Casey with B Co, 1/67 AR, 4th ID, Fort Hood, TX . Son should be home in a week and husband in two weeks, can hardly wait.

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Old 11-11-2006, 12:31 PM   #172
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Originally Posted by Galahad
My Nephew is a new Marine. My sister sent me this link to a great site for parents and family members of Marines. Check it out - it's Great!

wish they provided pics like that when my DD went through boot!

BTW - I like your sig links! DD was a bassoonist with the USMC, SIL is career USMC (CH-46 repairs). Also have 2 DDs - USN (1 -career, 1 just finished 8+ yrs) and 2 SILs USN.

Prayers and support to all our men and women serving (and those that have served) our country!
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Old 12-05-2006, 05:06 PM   #173
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My uncle (Army), who is going for the second time. For now he is in Mississippi, but after Christmas, he will be sent to Afghanistan.
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Old 12-05-2006, 05:24 PM   #174
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Originally Posted by Linxzy
My uncle (Army), who is going for the second time. For now he is in Mississippi, but after Christmas, he will be sent to Afghanistan.

My son is in Afghanistan. Maybe your Uncle is part of the unit replacing my sons'. Is he an MP?
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Old 12-05-2006, 09:46 PM   #175
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Please add my BIL Michael Tarnowski, currrently in Iraq, home base Hawaii

He and my baby sis have 2 very young children and my sis is having a hard time right now.

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Old 01-03-2007, 12:26 AM   #176
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What an incredible thread!

My thoughts, prayers and well wishes are with our service men, women and their families-

Friends that are close to my heart please keep in your thoughts and prayers-

Ryan- Army
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Kristy's dh- Air Force-deployed
and Tom- Marines (currently just outside of Baghdad)

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Old 01-03-2007, 09:27 AM   #177
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Please add my grandson, Ronnie Supernault, to the list. He was just sent in October to Iraq. He just got married and has a new baby that was born just before he deployed. He is also with the units from Ft. Hood, Texas. This is a great site. Glad that I found it!!!
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Old 02-13-2007, 08:25 AM   #178
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Please add my kid's bus driver's son, Jeff Ware to the prayers. This is his third tour of Iraq. God bless all our military.

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Old 02-24-2007, 10:01 AM   #179
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My husband is not over seas yet but he will. Please add him.

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PS I'm not sure on all the information yet. He is Sargeant Stuart Kirksey of the United States Marines. He is in 0311, and his unit is from Montgomery AL. They will be leaving the us in July.
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Old 02-24-2007, 01:23 PM   #180
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People, I do not mean to sound mean or anything like that but I really don't think that you should be putting your relatives' full name, rank, where their unit is from and what their travel dates are on-line. Some have given way too much info and although this is a Disney Site, you cannot stop anyone from reading it. My son was in Somalia(sp) for 2 yrs. and one of his buddy's mother put his address out on the internet for others to send mail to him. She ended up having Military Police at her door and her son was shipped to another place in the dead of night!!!

I did 3 yrs in the Navy during Viet Nam and we were constantly reminded NOT to give any information to anyone about anything!!!!! It could cost a service man, his unit and many others their life!

I understand how you are feeling, as I have been down this road many times with my son and now my grandson. Please be very very careful what you put out in public.
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