I'm going to TX to meet my wounded soldier!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by AussieSharon, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Holy chicken I don't believe it.

    I am flying to Texas the weekend of Dec 13th to meet my wounded soldier. The flight and hotel have already been booked and I will be attending the Christmas party for the wounded.

    For everyone sending cards I'll be able to hand deliver them to him. [​IMG]

    Best part, he has NO idea I'm coming!
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    That is one heck of an awesome surprise!!! Bet you cant wait to see the look on his face [​IMG]

    Hope he gets well soon
  3. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    [​IMG] How neat is THAT going to be?! [​IMG]

    Many prayers for a safe journey and a speedy recovery in mind, body and spirit for your soldier [​IMG]
  4. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Thank you. I am beside myself with excitement. The hardest part is going to be keeping it a secret! I can't wait to see the look on his face. THat's IF I can see through the tears I know I'll have.

    Soldiers Angels is sending me to TX and they are getting him a laptop that I can give him as a Christmas gift.

    I'm so honored to be going.
  5. Chicken Salad

    Chicken Salad Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 6, 2008
    Frederick, Maryland
    Tell him God bless him and "THANK YOU" from me.

    Where in Texas? My soldier was at Ft. Sam and then Ft. Hood (1st Cav - HOOAH!.
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    What a wonderful honor!
  7. Missouri chick

    Missouri chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2008
    Homer, GA
    Oh what a wonderful thing to do!!! I haven't been keeping up. What happened to him? I'm wishing him a speedy recovery...
    Please give my [​IMG] and "THANK YOU" also. I'll be watching the byc to hear how it went. Thank all of them from me....
  8. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    He's at Fort Sam.

    He was wounded while on deployment in Afghanistan. I'm not sure how but with the injuries he has I am thinking some kind of explosion.

    I wish it was this weekend. I don't think I can handle the excitement.
  9. chickenbuddy

    chickenbuddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2008
    Hey, I'm new here in this section of the website but tell him THANK YOU from me too! I feel we don't appreciate our soldiers enough these days, and always ignore them because politicians are always arguing whether or not to stop the war.

    That's my opinion anyway.
  10. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    Does that mean those of us sending cards should send them ASAP?

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