Welcome Home Cpl Chris Levi, U.S. Army

6a00e398d7ca330003011015ff08cd860b-pi1Please come out, line the streets with American flags and pride to welcome home Cpl. Chris Levi.

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

12:30 Islip Airport (eta)

Cpl Christopher Levi will be coming home on “Armed Forces Day” / May 16th.  This is a very poignant/fitting day as it was designated by then President Harry S. Truman (“the buck stops here”) for citizens to come together and express gratitude/patriotic pride to our men/women/neighbors who have chosen to protect and defend us, our Constitution/written law of government and country  in service in the military.  This year’s motto/focus/theme of Armed Forces Day:  “UNITED IN STRENGTH”. http://www.defense.gov/afd/

Come out and unite in strength to welcome home this brave young man and his family.

Youtube video on Cpl Christopher Levi: “Long Walk Home”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjhE0YDmiC8

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The 2 links/youtube videos are from:  IAVA  (Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans of America)

“Alone”     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDbqLul97Fg

“Signs”       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDL5AKfMMZY

IAVA has a site called:  “Support Your Vet” http://supportyourvet.org/

Support Your Vet web site has tips on welcoming home our Veterans, tips for conversation-when not exactly sure what to say… transition information, information on invisible injuries… and in their own words.

Really helpful/good site: http://supportyourvet.org/

WELCOME HOME     AND       THANK YOU

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3 Responses to “Welcome Home Cpl Chris Levi, U.S. Army”

  1. olotliny Says:

    WOW!!!! =)

    Driving/crawling down Broadway Avenue-off of Veterans– WOWOWOWO!! =)

    The road was lined with fellow patriotic men, women, children, baby strollers/babies, fellow service men and women, Veterans, Firemen, Policemen, Scouts, well behaved/socialized dogs, flags, flags, more flags, signs and ballons… jammed pack–had to go/crawl up Terry to get a place to park.

    My mom, kids and I were there as the hundreds of Patriotic Guard Riders thundered up to Grundy Avenue—You all Rock!!– Hummers, Police escort and Fire trucks–news crews, photographers, politicians–announced it “Cpl Christopher Levi Day”-as proclaimed by Gov. Patterson-upstate NY.
    The streets and hearts of Holbrook run deep RED, WHITE AND BLUE — loyal and true.

    Cpl Chirstopher Levi–awesome dude!–open air jeep-wow:) God speed/strength in your continued healing. You are an inspiration. “Rangers Lead the Way!”
    BRAVO ZULU-from this Navy mom

    http://www.news12.com/articleDetail.jsp?articleId=230231&position=3&news_type=news

    http://www.newsday.com/news/local/ny-enchris1712772836may16,0,6502936.story

  2. jenny Says:

    he is my cousin


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