“Operation: Letters to a Peacekeeping Hero”

February 28, 2008 at 7:26 pm | In Uncategorized by admin
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There is just one month left for “Operation: Letters to a Peacekeeping Hero” to meet its goal of collecting more than 5,100 undated letters of thanks by April 1, 2008. These letters are to be sent to Missouri National Guard and other citizen-soldiers deployed to the peacekeeping mission in Kosovo.

Schools, service organizations, youth groups, churches, families or individuals are encouraged to participate.

Send letters to Pat Rowe Kerr, State Veterans Ombudsman and Director of Operation Outreach, Missouri Veterans Commission, 205 Jefferson Street, 12th Floor, Jefferson City, Mo., 65101.

Call (573) 462-9531 for more information.

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Marine from St. Charles Killed in Iraq Home for Burial

February 27, 2008 at 12:54 pm | In Uncategorized by admin
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The body of Lance Cpl. Drew Weaver killed in action in Anbar province on Thursday 2/21/08 has been returned home for burial.

If you can, please show the family your support by lining the route and holding an American Flag.

The following details come from the Patriot Guard:

Finial Itinerary for Lcpl Drew Weaver
Thur. Feb 28th

Visitation from 2pm-8pm at Baue Funeral Home
We will have a flag line from 1-7pm

Friday 29th Feb.

Their will be a mass at 10:00am at St. Cletus Catholic Church, 2705 Zumbehl Rd,
with burial at St. Charles Memorial Gardens.
Staging will be at Baue Funeral Home at 8am
KS up at 9am

Ride Captains:
Sr.RC Bill”Fueler”Hunt
RC Reed”DragonWagon”Smith

RELATED STORY:

Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Twentynine Palms Marine: Lance Cpl. Drew W. Weaver

Tributes to The Fallen

February 13, 2008 at 6:22 pm | In Uncategorized by admin
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These are links to JPG’s of documents from the tribute ceremonies at Camp Liberty, Iraq on February 5, 2008 and February 11, 2008 for SSG Skelton and SGT Straughter. Left Click them to View / Right Click them to Download.

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SSG Skelton

SGT Straughter

Please remember them in your thoughts and prayers.

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