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Old 07-02-2013, 07:46 PM
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Good news! My son is in his last few weeks of deployment in Afghanistan. They will return in approximately 2-3 weeks to his base in El Paso TX and then in Feb he'll report to Ft Campbell with the 101st Airborne in Clarksville TN. He'll only be 6 hours from home then. Momma and I are pretty excited!
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Old 07-02-2013, 07:52 PM
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Man, that's fine sjsfire. You, your wife, and your son can compare grins. I wouldn't want to be the judge. But extra points are awarded for a grin mixed with tears of joy.

(Love that picture.)
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Old 07-03-2013, 04:50 AM
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Great news pal. I only wish we could bring them all home. We need to stop this nation building garbage. If people want democracy, THEY can fight for it!!!!!

Enjoy your time with him!
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Old 07-03-2013, 06:45 AM
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That's great. A thanks to you for raising him to serve, and a big thanks to him for serving.
Enjoy the reunion.
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:43 AM
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Good news. I pray he arrives home safe and sound and you can spend more time with him.
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:38 AM
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That is great news. I hope you get to take him hunting.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:55 PM
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When he gets to Clarksville TN he will only be 1.5 hours from where we deer hunt. He'll be closer than I will be. He doesn't report until the first part of Feburary so not his fall but we will be getting him a permit for 2014! Thanks for the kind words everyone.
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Old 07-03-2013, 05:18 PM
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Congrats to your entire family.
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Old 07-11-2013, 06:16 AM
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I was so relieved when my nephew got out of that slimehole of a country. I bet having a son come home safe and sound would put you floating on air till you see him walk thru that door..Tell your son thanks from the folks in NC.
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Old 07-11-2013, 08:44 AM
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A few of my colleagues are gearing up for their deployment in September to Afghanistan. My wife was there as well.

I appreciate your son's service to your country and all servicemen and women who put their lives on the line for God and Country!

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