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Who on this site has a spouse/child/friend in the armed svcs?

Moms View Message Board: General Discussion: Archive May 2006: Who on this site has a spouse/child/friend in the armed svcs?
By Sandysmom on Monday, May 29, 2006 - 08:30 pm:

I was just wondering that, especially after reading Heidi's post earlier. Me, personally, I have a cousin in the national Guard and he was in Iraq for about a year, but he's been back for over a year now. Not sure if they are going to send him back.

By Dawnk777 on Monday, May 29, 2006 - 09:21 pm:

My friend's husband has been in Iraq, since August of 2005. He trained in Mississippi, for about 2 months before that. He is supposed to come home in August of this year.

By Wandilu on Monday, May 29, 2006 - 10:01 pm:

I have a grandson in Japan (Marines).A second dgs goes into the Marines in July.My dgd is planning on going into the Airforce next year.I also have a great-nephew that has done one tour in Iraq,and is going again for his second time any day now.

By Brandy on Monday, May 29, 2006 - 11:11 pm:

My husband has been back now for over a year but he was back and forth for 2 years...to Edinburgh Indiana

By Mom2three1968 on Monday, May 29, 2006 - 11:25 pm:

My son Adam is about to graduate from Marine Corp Boot Camp at the end of June. My dh was in desert storm and also went to Iraq again right before he retired from the Marine Corp.

By Mrsheidi on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 12:00 am:

Glad to know I'm not alone...Scott is a captain in the army and doing well in Afghanistan until next April.

By Karen~moderator on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 07:45 am:

My 22 y/o nephew is in the Marines, went into Iraq with the first ground forces, is back stateside, and due to be redeployed.

By Cat on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 09:12 am:

Dh retired last fall after 20 years in the Air Force. We have lots of friends who are still active duty.

By Tayjar on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 10:54 am:

I have a cousin or two in Iraq and my DD's teacher has a DS and DIL who just left for Iraq two weeks ago. We are doing care packages for them. Plus a little girl who just joined DD's class a week or so ago has a mom that is stationed in Irag for a year. She and her siblings are living with grandma until then. They moved here from Indiana.

By Tripletmom on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 11:00 am:

My sister is in the army and is going to Afganistan in January

By Crystal915 on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 11:24 am:

My husband is in the Army, we're stationed at Ft. Riley, KS. His "baby" brother is in the Coast Guard. No one I know personally is in Iraq right *now*, but a few are getting ready to go, and a few did not make it home. My DH will probably go soon, if he doesn't go into specialty schools first (like Airborne, Air Assault, and Drill).

By Boxzgrl on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 11:37 am:

DH is in the Marines Corps. Not deployed but will be going to Japan in July of next year.

By Enchens on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 12:02 pm:

Me, too. My brother just got back from being overseas for a couple of years. He had a short leave in between his assignments. I think it was a week or so. When all this first started, both of my brothers were headed out, but only the older one ended up going.

By Luvn29 on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 12:23 pm:

My brother-in-law is in the Air Force. Stationed in South Carolina right now. But just returned at the end of March from a year of duty in Korea. My sister-in-law, his wife, is due to have their second child anytime now, and then they expect he will be off to the Middle East shortly after.


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