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Tuesday, May 1, 2007
Hooser family

Hello, my soldier is my husband, SSG James P. Hooser in the U.S. Army. He is currently stationed in Taji, Iraq with the 1st Brigade 1st Cav Div. He is in the group affected by the resent extension. I have included a photo of my husband, my son (Dustyn Dyer) and myself. This is my husband's second tour to Iraq, this one planning to be 15 months rather than the 12 months like before. He has served in the U.S. Army for 8 years now. If you are allowed to pass a message out to him please tell him that his family and friends back home miss him dearly and for him to keep safe and get the job done and hurry home!! Thank you for all of the support.

-- LaDon Hooser of Killeen, Texas
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