Family, friends, and sometimes even troops themselves send I-Report salutes nearly every day to U.S. military serving their country away from home. Take a look below as family and friends share stories of the troops they love.
Thursday, May 31, 2007
Three kids, one on the way

This is my husband, Army Chaplain Matthew Cassady, and three kids at my husband's Chaplain Officer Basic Course Graduation April 2005. My husband is serving in the Army as a Chaplain. He is currently deployed to Afghanistan. He has been deployed one other time to Afghanistan from 07/05 to 11/05. We have three children and one on the way. We love the Army and are all proud to be serving our country!

-- Rachel Cassady of Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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