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.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
'His 3rd tour in Iraq'
Super Dupper Paratrooper SSG Flemming in Iraq.
My dad name is Elwood Flemming JR. and this is his 3rd tour in Iraq. My brother (Gabriel)and I did have the chance to tell my dad that we miss him and love him. This is the third time he has miss our birthday 8/9 and 8/10. We just wanted to tell him that we are proud of him serving in Army for over 18 years. We all love you! Robin this will be a honor if you SALUTE my Father!
-- Jazmen Flemming of Orange Park, Florida
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