From the Ranch

From the Ranch

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Borrowed from some Marines




This communication arrived for me some time ago, it moved me profoundly. I am typing from my air-conditioned, comfortable, home... My husband and men and women like him from across the country are wearing 50 pounds of Kevlor in unbelievable heat, as our son said when we told him Randy was being deployed, "well Dad, you gotta do what you gotta do." So now I will share the thoughts of the brave men and women of Baker Company... and as they say, "one picture is worth a thousand words...."
SLEEP LAST NIGHT?
Bed a little lumpy....
Toss and turn any...
Wish the heat was higher...
Maybe the a/c wasn't on...
Had to go to the john...
Need a drink of water...?? ?
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Yes.. It is like that!
Count your blessings, pray for them,
Talk to your Creator and the next time when...the other car cuts you off
and you must hit the brakes, or you have to park a little further from
Walmart than you want to be,or you're served slightly warm food at
the restaurant,or you're sitting and cursing the traffic in front of
you,or the shower runs out of hot water,
Think of them... Protecting your freedom!


To all the men and women doing "what you gotta do" this Memorial Day, thank you for your service, we are, because of you....,



THE HOME OF THE FREE BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE!



The proud warriors of Baker Company wanted to do something to pay tribute to our fallen comrades. So since we are part of the only Marine Infantry Battalion left in Iraq the one way that we could think of doing that is By taking a picture of Baker Company saying the way we feel. It would be awesome if you could find a way to share this with our fellow countrymen. I was wondering if there was any way to get this into your papers to let the world know that 'WE HAVE NOT FORGOTTEN' and are proud to serve our country.' Semper Fi! 1stSgt Dave Jobe
The attached photo was forwarded from one of the las t U.S. Marine companies in Iraq . They would like to have it passed to as many people as possible, to let the folks back home know that they remember why they're there and that they remember those who've been lost.