“It helps you see our perspective”

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I’m Ryan R. and I’m currently serving in the U.S. Navy but I’m stationed with the U.S. Marines. I’m a Navy Hospital Corpsman. We’re the medical support for Marines and we go and do everywhere they do. I’m serving with 11 other Corpsman that assigned to the various units out here in Iraq. I got this Christmas story from one of my Marines and thought that it just seemed to fit the sentiment of the letter that you wrote in the care boxes. I hope that it helps you see our perspective on how we feel towards our American brothers and sisters that watch over our families and support us so much.

Thank you.



VMA 211 Wake Island AVENGERS

“Never Forget Their Sacrifice”

Please share this with story with as many people as you can and tell them that their support means more to us than you’ll ever know.

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From the Navy and Marines-they want us to read this:

A Different Christmas Poem

The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light,

I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight.

My wife was asleep, her head on my chest,

My daughter beside me, angelic in rest.

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Greetings from the troops:)

http://www.dvidshub.net/?script=beta/holiday_greetings.php&viewHere are the greetings that they are posting on TV from the soldiers. Click your state and then scroll down to see the listing of the soldiers who have greetings.
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Sincere Thanks

Please accept my sincere thanks for all you have done for me. The packages I received have made my stay here in Kuwait, the best. It makes a Soldier feel great to know that there are Individuals such as you who care. I only wish there were caring people like you, when I spent my time in Vietnam. Again, thank you and all those folks who have helped you to help us.


Have a Happy and Healthy Holiday

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A Thank You from Landstuhl


National Geographic/”Iraq War Medicine”

The December 2006 National Geographic Magazine and web site features: “Iraq War Medicine”. This article/web site details/describes the treatment and care that our military men and women receive when wounded. Read the rest of this entry »

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Operation First Response

Operation First Response brings wounded soliders and families together. They bridge any gaps, that might arrise during a critical or difficult situation. www.operationfirstresponse.org Read the rest of this entry »

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