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.
Sunday, December 23, 2007
My three children and I want to wish my husband, Paul, a Merry Christmas. The kids and I think of him every day!!! He is a Jet Engine Mechanic serving his third tour in Balad, Iraq. Paul is from Dunoon, Scotland and is the son of Tom and Marjorie. We miss his Christmas spirit this year…Christmas won’t be the same without him!! We count our blessings that he will be home with us this time next year safe and sound!! We would also like to wish all those who are serving their country and are away from their loved ones a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS too!!! God Bless!!
-- Sara Massey of Middleburg, Florida
On CNN TVEvery weekday morning on Headline News' Morning Express, anchor Robin Meade and her team do a shout-out to U.S. troops by showing off photos and videos sent in by their loved ones. Tune in every hour between 6 and 10 a.m. to see the salutes on air, or click through the archives on this page.
Send your own saluteDo you have a friend or family member serving abroad in the U.S. military? Please share your story on iReport.com!