SUBMITTED BY: Claudean G.

SUBMITTED BY: Claudean G. On March 25, 1945, my daddy, MSgt. Claude M., was riding in the back of a troop truck on the way to Berlin. In his left breast pocket was the Bible given to him by the Gideons before he left the USA. A sniper hiding in a tree along the road […]

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SUBMITTED BY: Debbie C.

SUBMITTED BY: Debbie C. I am writing about my husband Scott. Scott did 2 tours in Iraq, 30 months he was away from home. My husband left when my oldest daughter was a freshman, when he returned for the final time, she was about to graduate from high school. My husband missed most of my […]

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SUBMITTED BY: Mandy C.

SUBMITTED BY: Mandy C. This is a picture of my youngest brother in Iraq. He is a firefighter in the US Airforce. He recently came home from a deployment. He has been serving our country since 2002. I am proud to say he is my brother and salute him and others who continue to fight […]

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SUBMITTED BY: Winter D.

SUBMITTED BY: Winter D. This is my husband Michael D. who is a veteran of the USMC! He was a Sgt. & while enlisted he helped build destroyed bridges in South America. I am very thankful God brought us together, and we have 3 beautiful children together! He is a very honest, hard working man […]

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SUBMITTED BY: Rachel W.

SUBMITTED BY: Rachel W. I first met my boyfriend two years ago on Myspace. We talked online for about two months before I finally met him in person. The first time I met him in person I knew that I was going to fall in love with him. He was in the military and had […]

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SUBMITTED BY: Angela B.

SUBMITTED BY: Angela B. I would like to nominate my nephew for a Patriotgetaway. He truly deserves it. He served in the US Marines. He is currently a firefighter in NC. In addition to that, he requested guardianship of his 4 nieces and nephews. He has 2 girls of his own, as well. He has […]

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SUBMITTED BY: Veronica H.

SUBMITTED BY: Veronica H. In the early 90s while serving in the US Army, we were asked to volunteer for a funeral detail. The man had served in WWII. What an honor I thought. Although not until we were there did it really hit me why our presense was so important. We were positioned in […]

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SUBMITTED BY: Lisa B

SUBMITTED BY: Lisa B Over Forty years ago the Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the surface of the Moon. When their mission there was complete, they returned to Earth on July 24, 1969 in the Pacific Ocean. Waiting to recover them was the aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CVS-12) and President Richard Nixon. Among the crew […]

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SUBMITTED BY: Samantha F.

SUBMITTED BY: Samantha F. My father, Willie W. is 91 years old and a U.S. Navy Veteran, he is from Atlanta, GA. I’m his only child and I am 29, so most people would think he is my grandfather when they see us in public, but he does not act his age most days. He […]

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SUBMITTED BY: Joy S.

SUBMITTED BY: Joy S. My husband SFC Steve S., has served for 24 years. He is in the Florida National Guard. He has deployed overseas 3 times. He serves with a Special Forces unit and is a Jump Master and has recently been honored for having over 70 parachute jumps. We have 3 boys. Life […]

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