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From Iraq to Washington

Post by Scott Fontaine on Jan. 8, 2010 at 12:03 pm |
January 8, 2010 12:03 pm

BAQOUBA, Iraq – We like helping folks out here at FOB Tacoma. We also like recognition.

So when Sgt. Julius Gutierrez recognized Joe and I as we got off a UH-60 Black Hawk at Forward Operating Base Warhorse and asked to send a message to his in-laws in Spanaway, how could we resist?

Gutierrez, 35, is deployed with 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division. He sends this message to his wife’s parents: “I hope you’re safe. I am coming home soon – and Jessica and I are coming to visit for Christmas this year.”

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