Hero Stories for killed in action bracelet

My hero is Kevin F. Sheehan

Hello my hero is Kevin F. Sheehan When i hear the name Kevin I think Friend Uncle great fathers and hero. He was my hero long before the dreadful day. He was 11 years older then me and i always looked up to him I remember one time when i was about 9 years old we went to my uncles camp in Vermont with my Dad brother John aunt Heather and uncle Kevin it was still really cold out but the boys were going to take a Bath in the pond seeing them in there i of course had to go to. I went in the cold...

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Our Hero is Pastor Jan Koczera

Dear Sir: Our Hero is Pastor. Jan Koczera. He is our Assistant Pastor at the First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton Square, NJ and a Chaplain in the NJ National Guard. He is currently stationed at Fort Bliss TX and will be deployed to Iraq in September. This is his second tour of duty in Iraq. He has given our congregation so much in the way of leadership, sermons and outreach ministries that we chose the Hero Bracelets as a way to honor him for his service to us and our country. Th...

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My hero, PFC Robert Eaton

My hero is currently serving in South Korea at Camp Redcloud his name is PFC Robert Eaton he is my oldest son and is 21 years old.This is my favorite picture of him it is when he graduated boot camp. Hes the one in the midd

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My father, My hero.

My hero is my father George Stephens. As a young guy of 18 right out of High School he joined the United States Army Air Corp and was trained as an aerial gunner in heavy and medium bombers eventually doing duty in A-20 Havocs and A-26 Invaders. He was of the generation that fought the dictators of the world as much for American freedom and values as to defend the freedoms and independence of peoples around the world who were in danger of losing theirs. He grew up in the Great Depression in r...

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When I was a teenager, my best friend invited me to sing Christmas carols with her church youth group. The youth group's minister had a list of shut-ins and our mission that night was to stop in front of as many houses as possible, and belt out Jingle Bells, Silent Night and a few other favorites before movingon. To me, it was an opportunity to have a night out with my friends, dress in my coolest clothes and have hot chocolate together when it was over. It wasn't going to take a whole l...

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Letter to her son, Sgt. David Alan Ruhren.

June 2, 2005 Hi Handsome, Garfield wants me to do a little speech about you. To tell everyone a little bit about - what a great guy you are. I know your thinking - great - As you're putting on the famous David Alan smirk & just shrugging your shoulders My mom is going to speak about me & given the fact she's been such a basket case these days - she's going to make this an emotional wreck. She'll have people crying in the aisles !! But you know what Davey - it's Ok I'll reframe from te...

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Remembering Sgt. David Alan Ruhren.

I can't thank you enough for putting this on your webpage. I have attached one of the very first speeches I had to write about my son for one of the countless ceremonies I had to go to. I hope this gives you a sense of who my son is. Davey joined the guard when he was 17 - went to boot camp when he turned 18 - He then joined The 229th Army Natl. Guard Engineer Battalion in Fredericksburg, VA. He heard about another unit being short 14 men to go to Iraq - so being the man he is - volunteered t...

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