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Saturday, December 10, 2005

That's The Spirit!!

Found at Hooah Wife:

"To my wife and my family, Merry Christmas, and I just want everybody back home to know that this year, Santa Claus is wearing camoflauge and delivering freedom to Iraq." -- Sgt. Josh Hauser, combat correspondent, on the Laura Ingraham Show.

And here is another newsworthy story you won't find in the MSM:

Deployed Servicemembers Volunteer at Orphanages
By Spc. Garth Gehlen

Djibouti City, Djibouti— U.S. servicemembers deployed to the Horn of Africa typically do not have very much free time. Work takes up most of their days, but what little free time they do have is easy to fill. There are excellent gym facilities, video games and movies, a cantina that hosts nightly activities, sports and even a pool. One of the most popular ways to enjoy precious time away from work here, however, is donating it to help others.
The interfaith chapel on Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, organizes trips for servicemembers to local orphanages so they can lend a helping hand to the orphans living here and spend their time doing something fun and worthwhile.

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Thanks, Griz!