The latest on my son in Afghanistan

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by WriterofWords, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Some of you keep up with my Blog on Steven's deployment when I post the link on Facebook, but I still have friends on here who aren't on FB. Steven is doing well, he is stationed in Bagram Afghanistan, although right now he is in Kuwait for a couple of weeks for a special event. He will be 22 Nov 23, and he's been in the Army close to 5 years now, time sure flies. Here are a couple of recent pictures of him, he was in training at Ft. Hood before his deployment. Some of you may remember he was part of the 369th Chemical company at Ft. Bliss, but he and 12 others volunteered to deploy with a Signal Co. out of Blacklick OH because they were short handed. He trained at Ft. Gordon as a 25 Lima, to learn a new job. I'm very proud of him, and the young man he has become.
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  2. jmandawn

    jmandawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As a retired military family your son is a hero in our eyes. As a mother, we still have one of three kids in the military and he has been to Iraq and Afghanistan both so I understand your personal concerns. Our son was at Ft Hood for both of his deployments but has since been reassigned. We will keep your family and him in our prayers.
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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  4. KC101

    KC101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Great photos. God bless him. He is in my prayers.
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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  6. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    What an amazing person! He has come so far! Very proud of him!
     
  7. cockfighter

    cockfighter Out Of The Brooder

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    God bless your son. If this world had people like him.
     
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thank you so much, I sure appreciate that, he is special!
     
  9. newfoundland

    newfoundland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MI have a son-in-law in the Royal Air Force. He has served twice in Afghanistan. He and my daughter live on the base and when I have visited, i have frequently seen farewell messages painted on bed sheets and hung from the houses. How moving these are, especially the 'goodbye daddy' from children. Only the families know the true cost of their service.
     
  10. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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