Need an Assist

  1. I've mentioned him before, but my best friend currently works as a civilian for the US Army. Wally (a nickname) was deployed with the troops for the Iraqi invasion (yes, civilians go to war too). He was there until around August. He has now been redeployed to Afghanistan, been there a little less than a month.

    I've given some thought to what he might need there, and the thing that occurred to me was that Afghanistan might not be the easiest place to get good cigars, and Arturo Fuentes are his current favorite. So, yesterday I went out and bought him a box of AF's, along with a hard plastic travel humidor to make sure they get there safe and properly humidified. I thought it might also be nice to send him some greetings from folks in the US (or where ever). So, I'm starting this thread. If you don't mind, I'm sure Wally would like to see some greetings from back home. I'll print out whatever responses I get to this thread, and send it in the care package I'm sending him on about Wednesday of this week (3/24).

    Thanks for the help.

    Kevin McHugh
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  2. 25 Comments

  3. by   caroladybelle
    Thank you for all you are doing for us, Wally!!!

    We really appreciate it.

    Carolina, the Southern belle
  4. by   gwenith
    Greeting from Australia Wally - May the thought "Did we do the right thing?" never haunt you.
  5. by   dianah
    Greetings and thank you for what you ALL do for all of us. Lots of us are VERY grateful and hold you in high esteem, with respect, for choosing to serve your country. -- Diana
  6. by   NurseDixie
    Thanks Wally!
  7. by   Jaaaman
    Thank you for what you are doing Wally. It must be very difficult to be thousands a miles away from your family and home. I appreciate your sacrifice. God bless!
  8. by   nurseygrrl
    Thank you for the sacrifices you have made for our country. I admire your bravery. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray for you to have strength and comfort until the day that you return home safely. I hope you enjoy your cigars!!
  9. by   rollingstone
    God Bless you! Stay stay safe. I appreciate your efforts.
  10. by   Katnip
    Hello Wally. Thank you. May you and those with you return home safe and sound.
  11. by   traumaRUs
    God bless you Wally and please extend a very sincere thank you too. Also - please know that you and your family are in many people's prayers each night. Take care and keep low!
  12. by   Noney
    Stay safe and return home soon.


    noney
  13. by   SmilingBluEyes
    ((((((((((((WALLY)))))))))))))

    thoughts, gratitude and prayers with you and your family.
  14. by   fergus51
    Hope your time there will seem short when you come home to be with family and friends! While you're there, I hope you get some comfort in knowing that those of us at home appreciate what you are doing.

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