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I Support Our Troops

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    Memorial Day is a day of remembrance

    for those who have fallen during service to our country. As we commemorate the soldiers we have lost, as well as wounded soldiers, bereaved families, orphans and widows, let’s not forget the meaning and traditions behind this sacred holiday. Memorial Day was originally...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 3 Responses May 23

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    I'll always be thankful

    for our veterans and the heroes serving our country today. If I see a veteran I stop what I'm doing to tell them thank you and how much I appreciate them. A simple "thank you" may not be enough but they can tell when you mean it as well. At a store a few months ago (one of the...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    I know there are millions of opinions out there

    on this subject, some good and some bad, all depending on which side you stand upon, support and believe in. While I can respect the right to express these opinions openly and freely, what I cannot respect are those who maliciously and purposely hurt and attack those who have...
    ashtonn40 ashtonn40 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    With Everything I Am

    Selfless, Sacrifice, Courage, Honor, ......the list goes on and on.I am posting this for all of the mothers and fathers, the husbands and wives....the brothers and sisters, and last but not least the innocent children, who can't understand, and never will.I sat and listened to a...
    jackdaniels1967 jackdaniels1967 46-50, M 5 Responses Jun 14, 2013

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    The Treatment Of Our Service Men And Women And Our Vets..

    THIS IS JUST MY PERSONAL OPINION FROM MY OWN EXPERIENCES: My dad is a vietnam vetran who was treated horrbly when he returned from serving over seas. He was called baby killer and all kinds of other vulger names. had things thrown at him and was turned away from places when in...
    lovebubble30 lovebubble30 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    Washington Times, January 29,

    2014 US TROOPS IN IRAQ FED ICE FROM UNSANITIZED MORGUE TRAILERS U.S. soldiers deployed in Iraq between 2003 and 2004 were fed ice that was shipped in unsanitized containers used as temporary morgues, if allegations by the Justice Department turn out to be true. The Justice...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Thank You

    Thank you to those who have served and to those who continue to serve........I love my freedom
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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    I support it 100% and especially

    if you're a teenager who wants to join Navy, Air Force, Marines Corps, Coast Guard, (I'm sorry if I forgot some). 7 of my friends have already made the commitment to join one of these after high shool. I'm very proud of them :)
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    aestrada is a fake you all should be pissed

    as I am that he is posting on here I'm an E-6 in the U.S Army and I don't like that he is posting lies about being deployed going to boot so plz don't believe him don't feed his Lil ego
    sapper325 sapper325 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    Broke my heart hearing this little girl say "My

    daddy's at work, he couldn't make it to my sissy birthday party today" tonight. The story behind it is her dad is at Afghanistan right now and the next few months. I've been "adopted" into this family and went to the little girls birthday party a few months ago as well as her...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F May 31

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    I want to become an emergency physician in the

    army medical corps. I feel that it is the best place for me to help people and get them safety reunited with their families. I know the pain of having a loved on deployed and when my father got back from the war, it was the best feeling of my life. I want other people to feel...
    Astrellen Astrellen 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Semper fidelis, ohrah.

    Come home soon, bro.
    rapfordays rapfordays 13-15, F Jan 15

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    If you have your mind set on going into the

    army well Mister or Miss I have something you need to hear... Thank You for your future services because if you're willing to fight and die for your country then you have my support.
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    my uncle jim is on the right here.

    he was killed in Iraq in 2010. we miss him. im gonna join the military to not only serve and protect my home and the home of others but also to kill those animals who took a man who wasnt just my uncle. he was my best friend. im gonna find who shot him and ima tear their head...
    Matthew224 Matthew224 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    Thank you for protecting our home,

    our country. "If you can't stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front."
    blushkat blushkat 22-25, F 5 Responses May 31

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    I Stand Behind You

    Wherever you are, whatever mission you are on, I support you. You answered the call of duty. You didn't create the conflict so even if your countrymen don't support the battle, you should be honored for your service. Thank you.
    pentupfreedom pentupfreedom 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    My dad is in the Air Force.

    I am the only one in my class to still say the pledge for the past 2 years and I go to a high school in a huge military community. I will always support our troops, even if I am the only one.
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    Of course I support them!

    They are so brave. Have you ever wished superheroes were real? Well actually they are real, and they're our soldiers, our heroes. You should take the time everyday to appreciate them because out of all people, they deserve it the most.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    I Wish All the People In This Great Land of the Free...

    would take a few minutes to realize that freedom is not free. It's price is far too expensive. The blood & bodies & minds & very lives of our servicemen & women.  They show their love of home & country by leaving it behind & confronting the forces...
    PrettyPixie PrettyPixie 36-40, F 13 Responses Feb 28, 2008

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    I've been told that wives cheat on their

    husbands while at war in Afghanistan and iraq, if that is true that IS the most disrespectful **** I ever heard come from a persons mouth
    SoulInfluence SoulInfluence 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 14

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    They Are Our Heros

    I pray everyday not just for my husbands safe return but for all our troops over there.They are the real hero's.There are young men and women over there just out of high school they are just getting their lives started, I support them 100% they are fighting for our safety and our...
    militarywife militarywife 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2007

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    Of course I support the U.

    S. troops. People take their effort for granted
    LindavdB LindavdB 16-17, F Nov 23

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    I can't wait to begin my journey with the Air

    Force..... I want the position as a still life photographer. It's gonna take a lot of time but it's worth the wait. My grandfather was an army man he is my inspiration although he's no longer alive, it would do my heart good to be apart of something so great!
    brinaadams brinaadams 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I don't always agree with

    why they are fighting but I commend them for their bravery to fight.
    coolandlaidback coolandlaidback 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 30

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    I have had so many brothers

    and sisters die in these damn wars I'm 15 and I'm damn ready to die fighting for Canada. I would dive straight into hell to bring me back...
    diaperedbrony15 diaperedbrony15 13-15, M Jun 1

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    Disrespect

    My boyfriend is an army officer. We were talking about supporting troops a few days ago. I wish people understood how much people in the army and most military branches go through to protect us. He said sometimes its really hard risking his life knowing how many people aren't...
    ArmyWifeLaura ArmyWifeLaura 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    What's In A Can Of Whoopass?

    " "Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world.  But the U. S. ARMED FORCES don't have that problem." .... Ronald Reagan
    TrprBadass TrprBadass 41-45, M 20 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    Just Want To Say Thank You ...

    Have had so many people walk by that I would of loved to thank for there service , but , my brother that served in Iraq and has a brain injury & PTSD because of it ; So from experience I know having a good day can be stopped by somebody bringing it up , even though it never...
    Suzi504 Suzi504 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    Thank You!

    Thanks to all the service members, both past and present, who have risked their lives to protect our country. I salute you!
    HotSexyMom HotSexyMom 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2013

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    "Been around the works twice,

    talked to everyone once. Seen two whales ****, been to three world fairs. I even know a man in Thailand that has a wooden co*k. I've pushed more peter, more sweeter and more completer then any other peter pusher around. I'm a hard body, hairy chested, rootin' tootin', shootin...
    LoudProudCountry LoudProudCountry 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    If you are in High School

    and preferably a Senior and you want to go in the Marine Corps, Navy, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, etc. Well I'm not here to tell you thats a bad decision. Because if you're willing to serve this country and risk your life then I'd like to be the first to say: "Thank You for...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Aug 12

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    Thank you every man, woman,

    and other troops working for this country to keep us safe. I am very grateful for all of you and I couldn't imagine what kind of hard work you go through everyday. I won't forget to mention the retired that helped keep us safe and in some ways still do help us. You're absolutely...
    RedtheEmerald RedtheEmerald 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Who the hell doesn't?

    I love this country, yeah we have our problems but America is like no other. And if anyone doesn't support our troops is a moron.
    Apatheticguy Apatheticguy 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 7

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    Kimbizz Kimbizz 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    My heart goes out to family

    and friends of the Six American Soldiers Killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash yesterday in Afghanistan. These brave people were out of Ft. Riley KS. Where my kids are, near where we live. So this hits close to home for us. To date this year we have lost 109 soldiers over...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    Don't want to deploy.

    ..got to much going for me to get killed...
    Soldierboy505 Soldierboy505 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 22

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    My 21 year old son is in the Army.

    ..I am so proud of him!!! His father was also in the Army.. So he is following in his dad's footsteps..my son recently was promoted to sergeant and leaves next month for NCO training in at Fort sill in Oklahoma!!! I am 100 percent proud army mom!!!!
    jela001 jela001 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    All if our servicemen & women past

    and present are America's real heroes! Thank you so much for all you've done!
    toots01 toots01 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I know I'm not American,

    but this is a post for all men in the military in very country. Well apart from unmentionable ones. I want to show my appreciation to soldiers who fight for not only their country but for peace, which in truth I a saddening irony.
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M Apr 8

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    My father was in the army

    so I do support our troops a great amount. They are so brave because they risk their lives for us and they protect our country.
    Rachelle1D Rachelle1D 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I am from a Navy family.

    Both grandfathers, my sister, my uncle, and now my sister's fiance are/ were Navy. I also have friends and family that are/ were in the Army. I love my military family!
    BabyFox1995 BabyFox1995 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    War Is Started By Cowards...

    ... And finished by the brave. I don't pretend to be a military strategist, or a politician. My family has a military background, and for a geek like me that means exactly nil. I'm anti-war, anti-Bush, anti- More Dead People. Our troops out there are still the bravest people...
    MonstrousScholar MonstrousScholar 16-18, M 5 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    Not Enough People Do

    I cant stand jerks who treat our military men and women like ****. Most of them did not join to go into this particular war. My brother was in Iraq for six months and it changed him so much,he joined to serve our country and he comes home to be spit on by foolish activists.He...
    blackcat blackcat 22-25, F 25 Responses Jul 15, 2007

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    Marines....the Few...theproud..thebrave

    My oldest son is 32 years old.I have not really felt like i intimately knew himforaverrry long time...yearsin fact since he was clean of any mood altering substances, numbing with alcohol, and only Godknows what else he was doing since...missle schoolgradeschool?i think i knew...
    clgsassy clgsassy 56-60, F 7 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    It is important to support our Troops especially after they retire from service.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    I RESPECT all of our U S troops. They risk their lives for a country/government that doesn't care. They don't receive the help they deserve.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 Dec 3

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    Doesn't matter what sex or sexuality you claim. Tranz-genders especially, I support you all. Your all my brothers and sisters. I could care less what you think you are as long as...
    silverthewulf silverthewulf 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I'm ever so slowly creeping out of my closet. I recently finished reading Dear John, I love Jane. After finishing the book all I could think was why didn't I read this before I got...
    TealSurf TealSurf 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    If you think about it. If a woman wants sex, a man could be getting some. What is the problem with our having freedom?
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    My ex e-mailed me yesterday because US authorities seized his passport because he owes child support. He asked me to contact his attorney for him, which I did. Once his attorney...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 21

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