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Page 2 The Macomb Daily Tuesday, December 25, 2007
To: All the Troops From: Mom, Dad, Carrie and To: PFC Keding, Justin C 2/8 To: My Daddy – Pfc Chad
From: Peggy M. Smith your family and friends. GO CO 2nd Platoon 1st Squad A. Beyer
Thank you for giving me the free- Although we are apart, we are From: Mom and Dad with Love From: Jaida
dom to work, pray and say, with- proud of you and what you do. You are so very special. Thank I just blew you a great big kiss,
out being afraid that it will bring We love you. God bless you and you for your service, courage, Daddy. Did you catch it? Hurry
death to me or my loved one. keep you safe. bravery and strength. Our world home. I miss you. Hugs and kiss-
Merry Christmas and God Bless. is a better place because of you. es, your Tinkerbell.
To: Ssgt Phillip Gagnon Love, Mom and Dad.
To: Chad Shier (Army) From Lynsioux To: D.J. Carrier
From Grandma and Grandma You put the “super” in Ssgt! You To: Pfc Chad A. Beyer From The Carrier Family
Candela are a great American! It is with From: Brianna We are proud of the choices you
Merry Xmas. We love you. Be safe. pride that I call you friend! I love Merry Christmas, Chad! Have a have made serving your country,
Kisses from Zak, CJ, Cherise and you! safe and happy New Year, too! loving your family and remaining
Leland. We are proud of you and I’m ready for backyard volleyball strong through all your hardship.
your troops. Happy New Year. To: Ssgt Phillip Gagnon and Monopoly whenever you are! Love you, and Merry Christmas.
From: Anna, Dana and Alec Love, Your Sis, Bee*zer
To: Wayne Nimms and David A hero in our hearts. You make To: Daniel Ketelhut
Nims and Angie Easter and us proud. We thank God for you!
Chris Collazoes To: One of Our Heroes USS Nimitz, Navy
High five! From: Mr. Kuhn From Mom, Dad, Megan and
From: Mom, Dad, Grandma
and Grandpa Thank you for serving. Some of Matthew
To: Capt. Justin Links us appreciate you more than you I wish you could be home for
Wanting to wish you all a very From: Grandma Smith
happy holiday. We are all very know. God keep you whole in Christmas. Miss you very much.
Merry Christmas, Justin. All your
proud of you all. We love and Jesus’ name. Merry Christmas Have a very Merry Christmas.
extended family are thinking of
miss you very much. Your family and again, thanks in spite of May God watch over you. Love
you this holiday season. We wish
in Michigan. what the liberals say ... ya, Your Family.
you a very safe and happy
Christmas. Love from us all!
To: A1C Robbie R. Davis To: Our Troops To: All Troops Serving
From: Mom, Marlon, Tina, From: Laurie and Gary Our Country
To: All Military Who Are Away
Willie, Madelyn and Sirena Cassady From: The Ames Family
Welcome home for Christmas! We Our thoughts and prayers travel of Macomb, Mich.
have missed you and are so happy from our hearts to yours. You are Happy holidays to all of you. We
Thank you. God bless. I say a
you are home. You are a blessing prayer every day for all of you men all heroes in our eyes! Happy truly appreciate everything you do.
and we are thankful for you. and women. Healthy holidays. holidays! Stay safe and God Keep your hearts warm and your
bless all of you! spirits high. You are in our thoughts
To: All Military Who Are Away To: Dear GI (Government Issue) and prayers everyday and espe-
From Home From: David Francis Zelecki To: Any Soldier cially this holiday season.
From: Mike and Debbie I love you. We pray for you at my From: M. Young
We bless and thank you for serv- church I go to. On my way to Thank you for your service to To: All the Servicemen in Iraq
ing our country. Merry Christmas church, I think of you a lot. It is me, my family and our country. From: Carole Laskowski
and peace. because of you that I go to the You and those who went before We love you. We appreciate what
place I want to pray and not to make it possible for all citizens to you are sacrificing for our coun-
To: Spc. James Flaton, 728th the place where someone else enjoy our current life. God bless try. We wish you a very Merry
Army, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. wants me to go and pray. you all! Merry Christmas! Christmas and Happy New Year.
Tuesday, December 25, 2007 The Macomb Daily Page 3
To: All Troops Serving Our do justice for your service. Your Year: Love Gramma and Popa B. Thank you for giving me the free-
Country service to the USA is PRICE- dom to work, pray and say with-
From: Del Gajek LESS. Thank God for all the To: Sgt. Jason Grainger out being afraid that it will bring
With warm appreciation to you troops! (USMC) death to me or my loved one.
for all you are doing for our coun- From: Love, Mom Merry Christmas and God Bless.
try. Wishing you a Merry To: Steven Daniel Broick I am very proud of you and all
Christmas and Happy New Year From: Carmen Montgomery your achievements. I miss and To: Soldier/Marine/Navy/Airman
and a safe return home. You are in my prayers everyday. I love you. You are in my thoughts From: Donal Gundy, Sterling
hope to see you very soon. and prayers always. Miss you, Heights, Mich.
To: Courtney, Our Little Sailor Wishing you a Merry Christmas Daddy. MacKenzie and Hayden. Thinking about you guys/girls
From: Grandma and Grandpa and a safe and Happy New Year! every day. Watch every report.
Dixon To: Spc. Scott Miller, formerly
To: BG John J. Miller Hope you come home safe and
Soon you will travel to faraway R.O., Berkley, Ferndale
(Brigadier General) have the best holidays ever. Do
places. You will always be in our From: Your mommy who loves
From: Dad and Mom, Gene and us proud.
hearts and prayers. Stay alert, you
stay safe. Merry Christmas, Barbara Miller
Thank you for all you do, who To: Chad Shier (Army)
Sweetheart. Dad and I are proud of you for
you have become, and for being From Grandma and Grandma
devoting you life for the protec-
home for these three special Candela
To: Sgt. David A.D. Miller tion of our country. Know that
days. We all miss and love you. Merry Xmas. We love you. Be
From: Dad you are always in our prayers.
safe. Kisses from Zak, CJ,
We thank you so much and are To: Fraser High Alumni in
To: All Our Troops Cherise and Leland. We are
very proud of what you did in Service
From: A U.S. Citizen proud of you and your troops.
Iraq. We pray your new son will From: Mr. Sandman
God bless you, each and every Happy New Years.
be happy and healthy. Merry God Bless you! We love you.
Xmas, Dad, Dianne and Sassy. one. Thank you for your service Thank you for your service and
to this great country. May God To: Wayne Nimms and David
loyalty to our great nation. Stay
keep you safe. You are in our Nims and Angie Easter and
To: Matthew Huck safe.
From: Mr. and Mrs. Frank and hearts and prayers every day. Chris Collazoes
Helene Bologna To: PFC Jeremy Gibson From: Mom, Dad, Grandma and
Lord, protect the troops as they To: Our Beloved Service From: Your Family and Friends Grandpa
protect us. Bless them and their Members Hope you get to a Red Wings Wanting to wish you all a very
families for their selfless acts From: Corp. Neil W. Reid VFW game while you are on leave. We happy holidays. We are all very
they perform for us in our time of Post 2358, Roseville love you, are proud of you, and proud of you all. We love and
need. Amen. Wishing you the warmest and support you! miss you very much. Your family
safest holiday season. Hurry in Michigan.
To: All the Troops home to your loved ones. We are To: Spc. Chad A. Beyer
From: Eric proud of you and salute you. From: Mom (Barb Beyer) To: A1C Robbie R. Davis
Thank you for every day of ser- I am so blessed to have such a From: Mom, Marlon, Tina,
vice. God bless each and every To: Matt Wolf loving caring and courageous Willie, Madelyn and Sirena
one of you. Thanks for serving From: Gramma and Poppa B son. You are loved and missed Welcome home for Christmas! We
and potecting the USA. Hope Our service men serving in very much. My Fragilex, you rock! have missed you and are so
and pray for all of you to come Texas, Iraq and around the happy you are home. You are a
home safe to your family and world. Wish you a “Merry To: All the Troops blessing and we are thankful for
friends. Money and words can’t Christmas” and a great “New From: Peggy M. Smith you.
Selfridge Air National Guard Base
& The 127th Wing
extend gratitude to our local communities
for their continued support of all military
serving here in Macomb County.
Thank You and
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To: All Military Who Are Away Healthy holidays. Jesus’ name. Merry Christmas From: The Ames Family of
From Home and again, thanks in spite of Macomb, Michigan
From: Mike and Debbie To: Dear GI (Government what the liberals say . . . Happy holidays to all of you. We
We bless and thank you for serv- Issue) truly appreciate everything you
ing our country. Merry Christmas From: David Francis Zelecki To: Our Troops do. Keep your hearts warm and
and peace. I love you. We pray for you at my From: Laurie and Gary your spirits high. You are in our
church I go to. On my way to Cassady thoughts and prayers everyday
To: Spc. James Flaton, 728th church, I think of you a lot. It is Our thoughts and prayers travel and especially this holiday sea-
Army, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida because of you that I go to the from our hearts to yours. You are son.
From: Mom, Dad, Carrie and place I want to pray and not to all heroes in our eyes! Happy
your family and friends. the place where someone else holidays! Stay safe and God To: All the Servicemen in Iraq
Although we are apart, we are wants me to go and pray. bless all of you! From: Carole Laskowski
proud of you and what you do. We love you. We appreciate what
We love you. God bless you and To: PFC Keding, Justin C 2/8 To: Any Soldier you are sacrificing for our coun-
keep you safe. GO CO 2nd Platoon 1st Squad From: M. Young try. We wish you a very Merry
From: Mom and Dad with Love Thank you for your service to Christmas and Happy New Year.
To: Ssgt Phillip Gagnon You are so very special. Thank me, my family and our country.
From: Lynsioux you for your service, courage, You and those who went before To: All Troops Serving Our
You put the “super” in Ssgt! You bravery and strength. Our world make it possible for all citizens to Country
are a great American! It is with is a better place because of you. enjoy our current life. God bless From: Del Gajek
pride that I call you friend! I love Love, Mom and Dad. you all! Merry Christmas! With warm appreciation to you
you! for all you are doing for our coun-
To: Pfc Chad A. Beyer To: D.J. Carrier try. Wishing you a Merry
To: Ssgt Phillip Gagnon From: Brianna From The Carrier Family Christmas and Happy New Year
From: Anna, Dana and Alec Merry Christmas, Chad! Have a We are proud of the choicews and a safe return home.
A hero in our hearts. You make safe and happy New Year, too! you have made – serving your
us proud. We thank God for you! I’m ready for backyard volleyball country, loving your family and To: Soldier/Marine/Navy/
High five! and monopoly whenever you are! remaining strong through all your Airman
Love, Your Sis, Bee*zer hardship. Love you and Merry From: Donal Gundy Sterling
To: Captain Justin Links Christmas. Heights., MIchigan
From: Grandma Smith To: My Daddy – Pfc Chad A. Thinking about you guys/Girls
Merry Christmas, Justin. All you Beyer To: Daniel Ketelhut US Minitz everyday. Watch every report.
extended family are thinking of From: Jaida Navy Hope you comehome safe and
you this holiday season. We wish I just blew you a great big kiss, From Mom, Dad, Megan and have the best Holidays ever. Do
you a very safe and happy daddy. Did you catch it? Hurry Matthew Us Proud.
Christmas. Love from us all! home. I miss you. Hugs and kiss- I wish you could be home for
es your Tinkerbell. Christmas. Miss you very much. To: Matt Wolf
To: All Military Who Are Away Have a very Merry Christmas. From: Gramma and Poppa B
From Home To: One of Our Heroes May God watch over you. Love Our service men serving in
From: Sparky From: Mr. Kuhn ya, Your Family. Texas, Iraq and around the
Thank you. God bless. I say a Thank you for serfving. Some of world. Wish you a “Merry
prayer everyday for men and us appreciate you more than you To: All Troops Serving Our Christmas” and a great “New
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God had angels to protect him. not describe the debt we owe you. ful and try to have a Merry
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Thank you for your service. Wishing Thank you for keeping us safe. May cial you are to her. Our son Tim is her come home safe. You are brave
you a very Merry Christmas and a everyone in units be blessed. Have boyfriend and we want to thank you beyond words. You are heroes to
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