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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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    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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    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 8 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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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...
    lbelle95 lbelle95 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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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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    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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    ❤️my cousin ben is in the army,

    and my cousin brianna and her husband Rayne are on the navy:) my grandpa and all of his brothers were in the marines except my grandpa was navy
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 1

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    Some Will Never Recover

    I met a soldier yesterday while performing my duties as an emergengy 911 Coordinator.  He was walking with a cane, had a broken back, broken speech, and a broken mind.  He's only 35 years old with a wife and small children. When we say we support our troops, we...
    naturenanny naturenanny 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2010

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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 3 Responses Sep 26, 2013

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    Operation Gratitude

    If anyone out there lives in Los Angeles and has some free time on their hands during the weekend I volunteer for an organization that puts together care packages for our troops overseas. We also put together wounded warrior packages and we even send teddy bears to the kids of...
    kimmybear91 kimmybear91 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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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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    I am a retired Air Force Major.

    I deployed six times to the Middle East in support of Iraq and Afghanistan. I support all our troops who stand in harms way during this Christmas Season. Some people think that our military is always eager to go to war. But it is different when you are the target sitting in the...
    livinfree1968 livinfree1968 61-65, M 3 Responses Dec 14, 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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    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 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 1 Response Jul 13

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    Personnel Sacrifice

    The American Solidear, Seamen, Airmen, and Private sacrifice for the country. They serve japs to the other branches from "Bullet Catcher" to "Chair Force" in good nature as the mission as decictated by the President of the United States is accomplished for the people, by the...
    hal84 hal84 26-30, M Mar 13, 2013

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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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    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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    I don't always agree with

    why they are fighting but I commend them for their bravery to fight.
    coolandlaidback coolandlaidback 26-30, M 5 Responses Apr 30

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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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    Thank You

    I'm currently in the service
    riocazz riocazz 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    Being a veteran myself,

    I def support our troops. I've been in the Air Force now going on 8.5 years. Just accepted a army civilian job that requires me to be in the Army reserves. So I am getting ready to kick off a new chapter in my military life next month.
    flyboy84 flyboy84 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 6, 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 8 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    I definitely do. I have two family members in

    the army. My sister and brother. My sister is currently stationed in Kentucky and my brother is stationed in North Carolina. Although I am scared for them, I still choose to support their decision and I am a proud sister of two soldiers:)
    yesenia33 yesenia33 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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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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    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 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 7

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    I'm Not On The Front Line

    Many of the contributions to American going to war with Taliban Afghanistan and invading Iraq are somewhat unclear to me, or maybe I am not satisfied with the answers I got. I get it enough and while I did not think war was the best of ideas, I supported 3 of my friends when they...
    EmmaVonStauf EmmaVonStauf 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2013

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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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    "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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    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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    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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    Semper fidelis, ohrah.

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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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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    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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    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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    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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    This is kinda another rant I would like to get out if my system... I come from a huge military family; grandparents, father, brothers.... This is probably why I support the...
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