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My brother...... *please read*

Discussion in 'Prayers & Support' started by MMazz365, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    MMazz365

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    Yesterday, my oldest brother jason, 1st lieutenant in the US Army was in Afghanistan outside of his FOB in a M WRAP and they exited the vehicle to set up mortar rounds when an RPG shot at them struck the mortar rounds and blew up. His best friend was a foot away from him and a couple away from the mortars and he died instantly. My brother was the next worst with his legs shattered, schrapnel everywhere, schrapnel through his nose into his throat and also schrapnel sliced through his forearms.... The doctor said he is incredibly lucky with his injuries and blood loss to be alive. We spoke to him this morning, and he was way more upset he couldnt help his 4 soldiers who were laying on the ground lifeless... only 1 dead, 5 injured, and hes the worst. He's been through 2 surgerys, but is still in critical condition. I would appreciate it if you could pray for him, and any other one of our heros who are risking their lives every single day. Thank you very much.
     
  2. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    tcBob

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    Unbelievable...sorry to hear this!!
     
  3. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:32 AM
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    Sorry to hear. Hopefully he has a quick recovery
     
  4. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:33 AM
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    neontrail

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    wow, crazy story! Sorry to hear...hope he get better soon!
     
  5. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:34 AM
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    AK27

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  6. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:35 AM
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    Sorry to hear of this news they all will be in my prayers :pray:
     
  7. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:36 AM
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    gjbonner

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    Praying...praying again.
     
  8. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:37 AM
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    So very sorry. Prayers for the soldier lost and those wounded including your brother. :pray:
     
  9. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:44 AM
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    chris4x4

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    So sorry to hear. Prayers sent :pray: :(
     
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    AFButters

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    All gave some, some gave all.. RIP

    Prayers for speedy recoveries for your brother and the rest!
     
  11. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:48 AM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    wow man, prayers sent for a speedy recovery!
     
  12. Feb 21, 2010 at 8:59 AM
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    Your brother is a hero- a real genuine article HERO.
    Sent him our best.....There are literally 1000s of people who are thinking about him and hoping/praying/pulling for his recovery!!
     
  13. Feb 21, 2010 at 9:04 AM
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    Does your brother know where he'll be evac'd to in the states yet? Tell him to worry only about himself right now...he can't help anyone else until he is well. Tell him an old Army guy said he understands the pain and hurt he's feeling for his men right now but until he is well there is nothing he can do for us. The true leaders are the ones hardest to convince of their need. Prayers to you and your family for a complete recovery. Prayers to all of his men and their family as well.
     
  14. Feb 21, 2010 at 9:12 AM
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    Told my church and we are all praying for him.
     
  15. Feb 21, 2010 at 9:17 AM
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    :pray: Hope for a speedy recovery
     
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    Prayers sent. Hope your brother and his men heal quickly and the other is at peace
     
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    Prayers to u and the family along with our soldgiers. War is horrible, and your bro is a hero
     
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    My families' prayers for your brother and his men. God bless our troops. :pray:
     
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