Patriot Returns – Tammy Boyer is Home!

April 19, 2009 at 6:26 pm | In Uncategorized by admin
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At 1:45 pm on April 19, 2009, Tammy Boyer (aka Unicorn Girl) arrived at Lambert Airport into the loving arms of her mom Berni Mcguire, her brother Mark, Carol Biggerstaff, Janice Lauer, and myself.  It was an overwhelming honor and joy to hug and welcome home this precious young lady.

After corresponding with Tammy throughout her deployment, Tammy told her mom that she wanted to meet us.  Her mom kept our coming there a secret and we moved the banner we were holding across the hall away from her family so that she would not initially focus on us.

Above you see Tammy (in Purple) as she first sees her welcome home.  Her mother, brother, and Carol Biggerstaff are standing in this group.

First hug above went to her mom (standing just to left of Carol in red).

Brother Mark gets the next one – Carol now holding up the banner all alone for her to see.

Here’s another of Tammy hugging her brother Mark.

Carol gets a hug above.

Then she finds out who we are – above I get to meet and hug Tammy !

Janice gets her hug!

Tammy with Jan and me.


Please keep Tammy and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

Note: Click here to view / download these and other photos taken at her homecoming.

Sergeant Edward W. Forrest, Jr. Returns Home

April 14, 2009 at 5:12 pm | In Uncategorized by admin
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Flags today were ordered to fly at half-staff from April 14, 2009 – April 19, 2009 in honor of  Sergeant Edward W. Forrest Jr. who died while serving his country in Iraq.  (Click to view a jpg of Governor Nixon’s Proclamation)

KRCG had the above news announcement on April 13th.

Please keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Awesome Special – Coming Home

April 2, 2009 at 5:06 am | In Uncategorized by admin
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Click the above link to watch a wonderful 30 minute PBS Sesame Street Special which focuses on the struggle faced by injured vets and their families.

Click here to watch this at BLIP.

Click here to visit PBS’s web page about this special.