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, July 12, 2007
'Playing GI Joe'
This picture is of my husband SSG Dionicio Zarrabal playing GI Joe in Baghdad, Iraq, with the 2-16 Rangers of Fort Riley,Kansas. Our 2 children and I love and miss him very much. We will be celebrating 10 years of marriage upon his return in May 2008.
Hi Robin! My mom, dad, and I are big fans of your show. I'm spending my husbands deployment with them so we watch you every morning together. My mom has been bugging me about doing this so here it is. We hope to see my husband on your salute to the troops segment very soon. Best regards... The Zarrabal Family
-- Mayra Zarrabal of Killeen, Texas
On CNN TVEvery weekday morning on Headline News' Morning Express, anchor Robin Meade and her team do a shout-out to U.S. troops by showing off photos and videos sent in by their loved ones. Tune in every hour between 6 and 10 a.m. to see the salutes on air, or click through the archives on this page.
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