Friday, September 3, 2010

Christine Returns from Iraq!

From In the Garden

My daughter deployed to Iraq in September 2009 for a one year deployment. It is hard to believe one year has passed but she has arrived home safe and sound!

Welcome home to all the soldiers!

in the garden....

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In the Garden

35 comments:

  1. Praise the Lord! I remember praying a hedge of protection around her and her fellow soldiers when they left last year!!!!!!

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  2. Tina ~ That is wonderful news. Have a wonderful reunion.

    FlowerLady

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  3. "Praise God from whom all blessings flow." So glad that she is home. Carla

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  4. Good morning all! Thanks for your well wishes. I'll be sure to pass them along to Christine. Busy in the day in the garden but still no rain...Everyone have a fantastic weekend!

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  5. Welcome back, indeed. And "thank you", Christine!

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  6. So happy for you and Christine and all your family, Tina!! How wonderful to see her back home safe and sound. Give Christine a big hug and a big thank you for me for her service to our country.

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  7. Fabulous news! Enjoy the homecoming.

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  8. Great news! I'll bet you are ecstatic!

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  9. Yippee, This is awesome news!!! I have missed Christine’s comments over the last year-plus with her Army career taking off. I am ever so grateful to her for her choice to join the Army to keep us safe here in the good ole USA! She is following her families footsteps and I am ever so thankful to you all for the sacrifices made on our behave!

    You guys Rock!!!

    Welcome Home Christine!
    Enjoy time spent with your family and those beautiful Fur Babies must be so happy to see you. I can see Bella’s tail wagging now :-). Get that house and get settled girl, you deserve it….

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  10. Absolutely wonderful news, Tina. So happy for your family!

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  11. Thank you everyone for the well wishes! I am certainly glad to be home and the purchase of my first home is coming along well. Skeeter- Bella follows me around the house like I am leaving her again. I love being back with my babies and soon they will live with me again! Two years since then.
    Thank you everyone very much!
    Christine

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  12. I am very happy for you and your family. Now we need to work on bringing the rest home.

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  13. So glad she's back home safe and sound. I'm sure you were all very excited to see her.

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  14. That is so wonderful! And in time for Labor Day. So glad that the war is coming to an end in Iraq. Bless you all and have a great weekend celebrating.

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  15. Great photo of her coming in. but then again, I just might be a tad prejudice. LOL I am so happy to have her back in the states, will be even more happy to see her in less that 2 weeks and will be mighty happy to see her 4 cats go with her!!!!!!! Love you all, msybe even the cats!!

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  16. Wow you must be so pleased to have your daughter back.

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  17. I am so happy for you all! Thank you Christine for your service to our country~gail

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  18. Yay! I'm so excited she came home safely! My niece's husband, who did 3 tours in Iraq, finally got his medical discharge and is now starting college. :)

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  19. Welcome back Christy!
    Everything is well.

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  20. Thank goodness she is home safe and sound. Tell her thank you from me for serving our country. God bless.

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  21. I just can't imagine how wonderful it was to welcome her home, Tina. It reminds me of my brother coming home from the Korean war and how happy we were.

    Please thank her for her wonderful service to our country.

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  22. Tina, this is the best and most important post possible. I am so pleased and relieved for you. CM

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  23. Tina, a wonderful pic of Christine coming home. So glad she is safely home. Please give her Thanks for her service to keep us all free & safe. Our Thanks go to the rest of the family also.
    Enjoy your family time ever so much.

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  24. Tina how exciting for all of you - actually for all of us too. We're so glad she's home safe. You must be absolutely bursting at the seams!

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  25. Welcome home from Anonymous, Girl Model and all the boys! Thanks for keeping us safe!

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  26. Great news! I love that picture too. Congratulations, proud mama, and welcome home soldiers. God bless them!

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  27. You daughter and all who go to help protect us are much appreciated. What a relief that she is home safe.

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  28. It is wonderful that your daughter arrived home safe and sound. Extend my gratitude and thanks to her and her fellow soldiers for her service to this nation. Whenever I see a soldier on the street, I shake their hand and tell them I am very proud of the work they are doing for the benefit of us at home.

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  29. Welcome home! I am full of gratitude for her service.

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  30. I'm sure you are soaking up up presence, happy to have her back.

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  31. Congratulations Tina for your brave daughter, and for coming home safe. This calls for a thanksgiving party! Are we invited to come? hehe. But your garden is so marvelous to show your welcome for Christine.

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  32. I'm so happy that your daughter is home safe & sound. God Bless her for the sacrifices she has made for all of us. :)

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