DD home for a few days prior to deployment!! YEAH!!!

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Three Cedars Silkies, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2008
    Gainesville, Fl.
    The Army came knocking for my daughter in February and she has been at Ft. Dix, Ft. Meade, Utah, back to Ft. Meade...back to Ft. Dix, etc...training for her deployment to Iraq next month.

    She'll be home tomorrow morning for a few days and then it's back to Ft. Dix...then to Ft. Hood...then back to Ft. Dix prior to actually leaving in a few weeks.

    Just so happy to have her home...even if only for a few days. She said the first thing she wants to see is her CHICKENS!! [​IMG]
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Chickens keep a lot of people going, he he. Best wishes to your DD. [​IMG]
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Oh, Judy, that's great news! I know you will treasure the time you have with her. Tell Robin hello for me and I hope you both have a wonderful few days together.
    Tell her that your babies are doing just great here and thet they are very SPOILED!!! Jasper and Hanibal are so rotten it is rediculous! [​IMG]
  4. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2008
    palestine texas
    I'm so glad you are getting some home time with her! Please tell her my family says Thank-you for her service!!! [​IMG]
  5. Southern Chickens

    Southern Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2007
    NorthWest Florida
    Please tell her, "Thank you for her service, May God bless you and yours!" [​IMG]
  6. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ditto the above. Very grateful for the courageous men and women who protect our country.

    Wish there was a flag-waving smilie but I don't see one.
  7. PQ

    PQ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2009
    Platina, Ca.
    Thank your daughter for being a hero and having the courage and pride to serve our country! God Bless you and your American family!
  8. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2008
    Gainesville, Fl.
    What a wonderful 4 days we've had. [​IMG] Now we're on our way to the airport for her return to Ft. Dix.

    She's read all your replies and thanks everyone for their good wishes. Even though this deployment come during her senior year of college...we have listed all the "good things" that can come from this deployment and she is looking forward to serving. She's known since she was 17 that she was called to serve.

    She'll be checking out all the threads during her time in Iraq...
  9. R@ndy

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2009
    I wish you and your Family the best, My son leaves for over seas May 11th
  10. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

    Jul 8, 2007
    Woodville, MS
    I'll pray for her and everyone else serving in our military. My son did a tour of duty in Iraq just prior to completing his time in the army. He came home, after completing his three years, and has been using his GI Bill to attend college. Now they have pulled him out of his semester in college to be sent for a month of training and he has orders that his reserve unit will be shipped back to Iraq in January. Everyone should pray for an end to this war and for the safe return of those fighting. Many of the men and women have been sent back for several tours of duty in Iraq.

    One thing that got us all through it was Yahoo Instant Messagener. Everyone in the family had my son added and pcs set to ring a loud and distant ring if he signed on. Then the first to notice would contact everyone else. Before long, everyone was online "talking" to him at the same time. Sometimes he was allowed to use voice and video but sometimes just typed. Voice is free on IM and you can talk to them without long distance or overseas charges. It can be a Godsend to a mom whose child is serving overseas.

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