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, October 17, 2007
'So proud of him'
My husband, CPL Mark Opperman, is serving his second tour in Iraq. He is currently at Mahmudiyah. He is a (74D) NBC specialist and (13B) Field Artillery. We had our first child a daughter in May. We both are so proud of him and miss him so much.
-- Nikki Opperman of Hinesville, Georgia
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