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.
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Hoping he will be home soon


My husband Cpl. Barnes is a Marine and he is currently serving in Iraq for his 2nd tour. While he has been gone in the past 8 months we have had a beautiful son. He did get to come home after I had him for 2 weeks. We dont know when he will be home, but we are hoping that it will be soon!

-- Brandi Barnes of Winfield, Alabama
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