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is our son Lance Corporal Ricky
Blake Crosby, Intelligence/2nd
Blake has always had the desire to join the Marines. When he was 7, he wrote his father and me a letter telling us he was going
to join the military and we would be proud of him, and if anything happened to
him he would not want us to be angry at his country. I still have this letter and
find myself reading it often in the last few weeks.
signed for the delayed entry
program July 20, 2000, when he was
17. Two weeks after high school
graduation from Atkinson County in
2001 he left for boot camp.
is SSgt Vincent Kendrick, He is
with (NBC) Nuclear Biological
Chemical Unit from Ft.
He's the son of Leola and King Kendrick of Albany.
has been deployed to Iraq since
We pray GOD keeps him safe.
This is my husband, PFC Casey Wilcox, who is serving in the 3rd Infantry Division in Kuwait. We are stationed at Ft. Stewart, and he was deployed in November. He is from Adel, and I am from Lakeland. We are expecting our first baby and day now.
His deployment is a sacrifice for our family, but I am proud of him and all the other troops serving our country.
Thank you for recognizing the troops from our area.
My name is Candice Dobbs, and I'm
currently a graduating Senior at
He is from Allenhurst, GA. Derrick was deployed from Ft. Benning, GA, and his family and I have not talked to him since his deployment in January.
is such a special person to me. He
is a very strong-minded,
dependable, and loving man.
Sincerely, Candice Dobbs
Antonio Crapps is the son of Rena and Curtis Crapps of Dawson.
Antonio is 22, and graduated from Terrell County High School.
He joined the U.S. Army in 1999, and drives trucks to keep our troops supplied.
His family loves him very much, and we are very proud of him.
Congratulations go out to Damascus native Timothy Edward Brown, seen on the right in the photo above.
Tim is aboard the U.S.S.. Fitzgerald, in the Persian Gulf. His peace time post is San Diego, California. His wife's name is Dorene, and the couple has two children, Lil Man, and Nae Nae.
His parents are Mary Frances Brown and Charlie Brown, Jr. Tim has two brothers and four sisters.
Love, from his sister, Van Williams
Nineteen-year-old Albanian Matthew S. McLean, is a Lance Corporal in the Marine Corps, and is stationed at Camp Lejeune.
sending you a picture of my
23-year-old son, Henry Cameron,
who is serving in the Army, and is
stationed in Kuwait.
received one letter from him since
he’s been deployed, and I would
like very much to hear from him
soon; he is my only son. His
sister attends Pelham High School.
I am 69 years old, and we miss our
Henry very much.
name is Christy Hersey. I am from
Pearson and my husband, Jason, is
from Douglas. He is currently
stationed at Fort Campbell,
Kentucky. His unit is 101st
Airborne Division. He is now
deployed with his unit to Kuwait.
He is a Blackhawk helicopter
pilot. His rank is Warrant Officer
just wanted to write, and maybe
the ones that know about this
letter will learn, that is, the
ones who don't already know, how
much our troops are going through
to keep our country safe. I just
really appreciate what WALB-TV is
doing with the photos.
you for your time, and we
appreciate all the prayers of
those who are. The photo is not
really recent but it is the only
one I have here with me. Also, we
have a six-year-old son.
P.S. This is sent in from his whole family and his friends.
is my good
Lincoln Wayne Dawson of
Moultrie, Ga Son of Robert
and Janice Spradly of Ellenton,
We are so proud of Lincoln and what he is doing for our country and he will always be our hero. We hope to see him soon and we love him very much.
Thanks for posting this.
His sisters family Alice, Kevin and Garret Rooks and good friends Brian and Nicole Daniels
Jr., is the son of Larry
& Mary K. Dominy of Fitzgerald
Ga. and Randy & Marsha Stubbs
of Rochelle Ga. They are proud of
their son's service in the U. S.
Scooter was stationed at Seymour/Johnson Air Force base in Goldsboro NC. We are not sure where he is now.
We talked to him one time when he arrived at his location, a tent in the desert, but for security reasons he could not tell us where he was.
him and all of our troops in your
This is Staff Sergeant Steve Johnson from Ocilla, Ga. Steve is in the Air Force station in Japan. He is currently deployed to Qatar.
His wife's name is Kimberly of Tifton, Ga. She is currently in Japan awaiting his safe return.
Steve's parents are Mr. Warnell and Rosetta Johnson of Ocilla. Steve's and Kim's families is praying for their safe return to Ocilla and Tifton.
His brother, Charlie Johnson
Corporal Marvin T. Barnes, 8th
Legionnaire Supply Battalion, is
the son of Willie and Doris Barnes
of Leary, GA.
We are hoping and praying for our son and all our troops to return home safely.
Love, from Willie and Doris Barnes
1st class William Eric Hadley is
with the 3rd Battalion Supply Team
His peace time duty station is Ft. Stewart.
William Eric is from Camilla GA. His wife and two sons live in Hinesville, GA.
His mother, Carol Hadley, and brother, Derek Hadley, live in Camilla GA.
If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.
|This is a
photo of my husband, Staff
Sergeant Kerwin Goden.
He has been deployed since November to the Gulf region. He is a part of the 347th Services Squadron at Moody AFB.
He has three small children ages 4, 3, and 20 months. We would appreciate the prayers and support of everyone in our community to have him and his crew make a safe return soon.
With Love, his wife, Tonia
would like you to know about my
husband, who I consider one of
America's Bravest Marines. His
name is Derrell Ary "Bo"
He has PROUDLY served in the United States Marine Corps for 9.5 years. He is a Staff Sergeant and currently deployed to Kuwait. He is originally from Cordele, Ga. and went to boot camp shortly after graduating from Crisp County High School in 1993. We are currently stationed at MCAS Beaufort, SC.
His parents are Linda and Kerry Weitman, his sister and brother-in-law Shea and Bill Cleghorn. We are all so very proud of him and pray that he hurry home safely.
Thank you for recognizing our troops while they are serving during this war time.
God Bless each and every one of
Marine Sergeant Philip Schlesinger is serving his country in Iraq. A 1999 graduate of Berrien High School, He was deployed from Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. He is serving with the 2nd Tank Batallion of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. He is the son of Phil and Pat Schlesinger of Nashville, Georgia and Sherry and Dennis Jacoberger of Orange Park Florida.
is our only son Charles S. Carter
II. Charley is 32 and a
Seabee in the Navy. He is
attached with Fleet Hospital
Three. He is a Builder in the
This is his 2nd time in Kuwait. He
also fought in Desert Storm,
and served in Somalia,
helped make repairs in Guam, and
has had various deployments
graduated from Echols County High
School in Statenville, Ga. &
then left for the Navy to see the
world after graduation from
high school in 1989. He has
an 11-year-old sister, Christian
& two children, Chase 11 &
Catie 8 that live in California
,and a little one on the way in
Oct 2003. We all love & miss
him very much. He is on many
prayer list ,as are all of our
service members for a speedy and
HM3 Greene, Charles F.
Health Services Battalion Alpha Company
From Camp Lejeune North Carolina
Charles is presently serving as a Corpsman in the United States Navy in Iraq.
He is 23, and the father of 3-year-old, Daquan Maleek both are from Albany Georgia.
Charles has been in the Navy since 1999 right our of high school. He wanted to be a Navy
Seal to serve his country. He loves martial arts and being physically active and fit. We miss
and love you very much. Please stay safe and may God protect you. You are in our prayers.
Love your mom,
Air Guard Technical Sgt. Paul Thomas Perry, age 44, is the son of Paul & Evelyn Perry of Doerun.
He was deployed Jan. 17 for the Middle East from Herbert Field in Florida.
Perry has two children: Ashley, 19, & Matthew, 16 of Chino Hills, California
Lowthian is a 1999 Lee County
He is a third generation war veteran His grandfather served in World War II and Korea.
His father served in Vietnam, and his brother served four years in the Navy during the Bosnia Conflict.
Wes joined the Navy in 2001. He is serving in the Persian Gulf on a destroyer. We are very proud of him.
May God bring him home safe. In God We Trust..
We Love You Wes, Dad and Mom
is our hero, SFC Jerome Day, who
is the husband of Jan Day. They
have four children, Ashley,
Jennifer, Jared, and Michael.
He is the grandfather of Daisy and Katie Belle Tucker, and the father-in-law of Brad Tucker and Jennifer Vickers. SFC Day is with the 3rd Infantry's 123 Signal Battalion from Fort Stewart, Georgia. He has been in the military for almost 18 years. He severed in Desert Storm and is currently in Iraq.
His family is awaiting his return and stand behind their hero.
The Family of SFC Day