My Son in Afghanistan

Hey, Sgt, Grit.

Thought you might like some pics of my son, Jesse in Afghanistan. The group pic is of his embedded training team, ETT 5-4. 4 of them, including himself, are training the ANA or Afghan National Army and the rest are assigned to humanitarian teams throughout Aghanistan. The other pic is of him playing football with our army. Who says our marines and army can't get along? LOL!

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My husband Sgt. Whalen

My husband Sgt. Whalen

Sgt Skyler Whalen

Hello Sgt. Grit

My name is Emily Whalen, I am happily and proudly married to Sgt. Skyler Whalen. We get alot of things from your very nice online store you have put together. He is home for about 10 more days and then he is going back to afgan I couldnt live without your store I could build a dog house from all the nik-naks I got. I had an old marine salute me yesterday he saw me emlem on every window of my truck and it just made me feel like shouting out to you were getting Skyler a Marine Corps Saddle made for christmas his 2 most loved things n one i will send you an image of what it looks like you might get a kick out of it.

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L/Cpl James B. Wolter Jr

L/Cpl James B. Wolter Jr.

L/Cpl James B. Wolter Jr. standing below a USA flag

My youngest son L/Cpl James B. Wolter Jr. is serving with 2nd LAR in Afghanstan. I sent him my American Flag thinking that he would keep it safe in his gear. I wanted him to have it as a daily reminder of just what they were fighting for. Little did I know that he would honor his old man in such a way. See, I carried this flag through my 4 years as a MARINE also. Do we need a better recruiting poster? I have this picture as my computer wallpaper, as my home screen on my Blackberry, frames at work and another at home. People now run and hide as I pull out my Blackberry uttering the famous words, ” Have I shown You my Sons Picture?” Proud Papa??? You think?

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Happy Holidays from Afghanistan

Happy Holidays
Submitted by: C. Mullis

I hope this letter finds everyone during the holiday season having a great time. There has been a lot going on since my Thanksgiving letter, and coupled with all the letters and e-mails requesting information, this could be a long holiday message. That is the beauty of the delete button, if I start rambling, as much as the women in my family, you can delete out the parts you don't like.

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