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, October 30, 2007
'Loves her daddy and the Army'


This is my husband, Staff Sergeant Steven Houghton with our five-year-old daughter, Kennedy. We are stationed at Ft Bragg, NC. This year he's home for his birthday. Two tours in Iraq and one to Korea under his belt. Third tour is coming up in Jan. Kennedy loves her daddy and the Army. We are very proud of all the great things he's done and he's proud of us too! He'll be gone for 15 months on his next tour...he'll be home after she turns seven!

-- Josie Houghton of Hope Mills, North Carolina
This is one of the most loving families I know. The Mommy/wife is an amazing woman, she encourages me to take charge of life and make the most out of my time. Thank you Josie! I love you!
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