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Day 187: Military Child of the Week Salute

Military Child of the Week Salute – September 12, 2011

As we start a new work week it’s time for our Military Child of the Week Salute here at General Sarge HQ! Please let your military friends know about this salute and be sure to make nominations! The name of the child goes into a year end draw for an opportunity to win their very own General Sarge Military Build-A-Bear through the Gift-A-Bear Campaign.

Military Child of the Week Nominations – Click Here! 

Day 187 - Military Child of the Week Today not only are we saluting a military child – but we’re also saluting a daughter-father combination!

It’s our privilege and honor to introduce you to SGT Michael T. DiFiore and his daughter PFC Brittini M. DiFiore. I know SGT DiFiore is very proud of his daughter who is currently a Chaplains Assistant based out of Fort Dix, New Jersey. PFC DiFiore is also attending school in New York City and in the midst of re-classing to Civil Affairs just like her dad.

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Day 183: Military Child Of The Week Salute

Military Child of the Week Salute – September 5, 2011

It’s Monday and that means it’s time for our Military Child of the Week Salute! Please let your military friends know about this salute and be sure to make nominations! The name of the child goes into a year end draw for an opportunity to win their very own General Sarge Military Build-A-Bear through the Gift-A-Bear Campaign.

Military Child of the Week Nominations – Click Here! 

The salute for today is a little different. A couple weeks we visited Fort Drum, New York – A Visit To Fort Drum –  and met up with an old friend of mine, MSG David Phelps. David and I went to both Roberts Wesleyan College and Asbury Theological Seminary together. Through those years we became great friends and spent a lot of time with their family especially when David deployed as part of Desert Storm. Christmas, Thanksgiving and other holidays were spent together as David was overseas and we spent time with his family. So on a personal note, the salute this week is very special for us here at General Sarge HQ as we remember David’s daughter – the baby of the family – when she was just a baby.

Now she’s grown up!

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