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Wednesday, October 10, 2007
'Could not be more proud of anyone'
Staff Sergeant Robert Heaton (on right with hand raised) reenlists for another term, while serving his third deployment to Iraq. Note other soldiers holding up the American Flag! What patriots!!!
I am a CAPT in the US Navy and could not be more proud of anyone as I am Staff Sergeant Robert Heaton, US Army. Robert is my niece, Lindsay's, husband and is serving his third tour of duty in Iraq with the 82nd Airborne Division. In addition to his wife, he has a 20-month old daughter, Lili.
-- Marty Taylor of Pensacola, Florida
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