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
Shawn Ramey in Iraq


My husband Shawn Ramey serves in the U.S. Army and recently deployed to Iraq with 4th Brigade 10th Mountain. This is his second deployment and first Christmas away from home. Shawn is from Mentor, Ohio. His family & friends are proud of him. We love you Shawn and hope you have a safe holiday!!

-- Valerie Ramey of Fort Polk, Louisiana
I knew if I kept looking I would find one of "ours" on here. My son, PFC Cockrell is in Iraq with your husband. I keep them all in my daily prayers. We are proud of them and of you for your sacrifices. God Bless you all.
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