Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Remembering Our Friends In Uniform

Lightning illuminates the sky behind an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Argonauts of Strike Fighter Squadron 147 aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis. The John C. Stennis and Carrier Air Wing 9 are on a scheduled six-month deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. This U.S. Navy photo is by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Elliott Fabrizio.

In this U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. James L. Harper Jr., pararescuer Staff Sgt. Lopaka Mounts comforts a Texas resident during a search and rescue mission following Hurricane Ike last Sept. 13th.

Our soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen are deployed across the globe, protecting our freedoms and representing our interests. If you'd like to show a service member you care, one of the best organizations out there is Operation Gratitude. They put together hundreds of thousands of care packages, fulfilling wish lists posted on their site, not just at Christmas, but all year long.

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