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.
Monday, August 6, 2007
'A wonderful man'
I wanted to share this picture of my husband A1C Terrence West. He is in the Air Force, 97th Logistics Readiness out of Altus AFB, Oklahoma, but is currently in Balad, Iraq. He has only been there for 2 weeks and this is his 1st deployment. He is expected to be back in Jaunuary of '08. I just wanted to let him know how proud I am to be married to such a wonderful man and his kids Jayden and Katelynn miss their daddy very much. All of his family and friends are praying for a fast and safe return to us! We love you!
-- Marissa West of Altus, Oklahoma
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