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I Got a Letter From My Soldier

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    Thinking About His Letter

    So i got another letter on Wenesday from jeff. As i've said we've known eachother for four years and he thinks we can make it through anything. I think so as well but in his last two letters he has asked me if we should get promise rings or if i thought we were ready for...
    infantrygirl322 infantrygirl322 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2009

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    Finally Got a Letter!!

    Thursdayyy i recieved the first 3 letters in the mail from my soldier! i was soooooooooooooooooooo happy u have no idea .. i read them over and over everyday!! i sent his the following day since i finally got a return adress! i cant wait to hear bak from him! ahhhh im so happpy...
    ilovemysoldier907 ilovemysoldier907 18-21 Jul 27, 2009

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    I Got 3 Letters From Cody!

    So today when i checked the mail i got another letter from Cody! You have no idea how excited i was lol. The only problem is i can't write back yet, he has to wait until he moves into the new barracks but i'm just so excited to find out that he is alright!!
    hannakathleen hannakathleen 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2009

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    So I got what will probably be my last letter from my guy, the good news is that he past his last PT test, the bad news is, he nearly cracked his sternum, he is sore, but he is...
    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F Apr 16

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    But still it should go well, by the way the previous post got auto deleted my EPAllie, so a foreword to this bot: **** off, respect our content freedom. Anywayz, my friend and I...
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    4everlonelyalone 4everlonelyalone 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 day ago

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    niarafuller niarafuller 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    drowninginsaltwater drowninginsaltwater 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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