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.
Thursday, December 20, 2007
'We wish you could be with us'


This is my Husband half asleep in his truck. He is a MP with the 401st MP CO from Ft Hood, TX.

My sweet husband is currently in Iraq on a 15 month deployment. Our daughter and I would like to wish him a very Merry X-mas. We wish you could be here with us. We Love and miss you sooo much! A good 8 more months to go sweetie! Your sweetheart and little rugrat.

-- Silvia Detinne of Copperas Cove, Texas
Merry Christmas Aaron, we love you and are proud of you.Stay safe.
Uncle G and Katelin.
P.S. Your Dad and I will rough Cody up for your Xmas present.
Aaron's a sweet guy, alright. So is his wife, Sylvia. (I may be a little biased, he's my grandson). Wishing you both a merry Christmas and safe return.

Tim
We love and miss you!
Mom, brother Cody and sister Savannah
Clint and I wish you a Merry Christmas! It will be a good day when we can all get together again! Loves, Aunt Alicia and Uncle Clint.
On CNN TV
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