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Monday, January 10, 2011

Good And Bad News...

The good news - my "son" Mark (one of my former students) made it through the USMC boot camp Crucible and can now be called "Marine" instead of "Recruit". He will graduate on 1/14/11 in San Diego. 


The bad news - I just got word that the Rio Grande Valley has lost another soldier, U.S. Army Pfc. Ira Laningham of Zapata. Here is his story (taken from the local newspaper).



1 comment:

Caratunk Girl said...

Sucky. My heart breaks whenever I hear of a soldier lost.

Congrats to Mark, may he stay safe.