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, March 11, 2008
A grandfather and hero to his family
This is Command Sergeant Major, Ray D. Harding. He is stationed at Camp Liberty in Baghdad, Iraq and based out of Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. They have been deployed since June 2007 and their hopeful return is May 2008-just in time for his grandson's 3rd birthday.
-- Janel Harding of Joplin, MO
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.
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