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My brother is enroute today
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 Posted: Fri Jul 8th, 2016 06:09 PM
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My older brother is an Army Reserve Officer and he left today for his 4th tour, 2nd in Iraq. 6-7mo in a FOB, MASH. Not sure what unit he will be attached to. Lots of angst and restless nights till he touches back down on US soil.

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 Posted: Fri Jul 8th, 2016 07:01 PM
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Prayers for a safe return.
And a big thanks to him for trying to keep this country free.



 Posted: Fri Jul 8th, 2016 08:00 PM
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May he return safely to those who love him.



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MapleHill, May God keep him safe until you meet again.



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 Posted: Sat Jul 9th, 2016 01:45 AM
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May he have safe and uneventful tour.



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Hope everything goes good for your brother on his deployment.



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Thanks guys...he actually left the States today. Was gearing up at Ft Bliss in El Paso, next stop a small out post near Mosul, Iraq supporting the 1st Marine Exp. Force. He is an Anesthetist and works in the FOB MASH units. He was just promoted to Major before his departure. Lots of angst, no matter how many times he goes, or how old we get he is still my big brother.



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Lots of Good Thoughts going from here to and for your brother, and you.



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Can double up on the prayers now, my niece just got home. Not sure how long she will be here, but she is here for now. May he have a safe and speedy deployment.



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Hi Maple, you might want to take out a few details of his location/deployment site/etc. There are eyes that may see them. My son hopefully is retiring very shortly. He has been over 7 times. Hope yours returns safely.



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 Posted: Sun Jul 31st, 2016 12:36 AM
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-6, everything I wrote is what he told me on the phone and is not "classified". We have talked on the phone and thru different messengers and there are many details he don't tell me. And actually I think some of the original details I posted were changed before he arrived, I'm not sure.

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May the Lord send His Holy Spirit to watch over your brother and his Archangels to stand with our troops in battle that they might all return safe and unharmed, and that your brother not do a thing to earn his pay while he is deployed.



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Well, he made it back. He is at Ft Bliss right now going thru the discharge procedure.



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Give him a BIG welcome home.



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Tell him welcome home.



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That's gotta be a big relief to you and your family MapleHill. Thanks for the update and tell him thanks and welcome home.:thumbs:



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A big welcome home, and a smart salute:applaud::applaud:



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Great news, thanks to him, all like him, who serve on our behalf!



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Glad he made it back and send my thanks for his service.



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