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013012: Military Child of the Week Salute

Military Child of the Week Salute – Declan Thomason
January 30, 2012

It’s time for our Military Child of the Week Salute! Every Monday we salute a military child for their sacrifice as a parent – or in some cases both parents – are deployed serving our country. If you’d like to nominate a military child for our weekly salute it’s easy to do!

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013012 Declan Thomason

Today we’re giving a big “Two paws up” to Declan Thomason!

Isn’t he a cutie?

We also had the wonderful privilege of meeting Declan and his parents when we were at the Celebrate the Military Child Holiday Bonanza in San Diego in December.

As you can see Declan’s parents are also big football fans! Declan is about 9 months old and is a very happy child. (I wonder who they will cheer for this weekend in the Super Bowl). His Daddy – SGT Alex Tomason – is a mechanic with the Marines stationed in San Diego. Declan’s Mommy and Daddy also told us he loves toys, mommy and daddy and having fun!

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Day 90 – Task Force Member – Gunny Bear

Task Force Member – Gunny Bear
April 15, 2011

A military Task Force is made up of people from all branches of the military. Up to this point the members of the General Sarge Task Force have all been Army bears. But today is different! Today General Sarge is proud to introduce you to the newest member of his Task Force who happens to be from the Marines.

Image by drrus2000 via Flickr

Day 90 - Task Force Member - Gunny Bear

Please say hello to Marine Corp Gunnery Sergeant Gunny Bear!¬†General Sarge has been friends with Major Hank from Devil Dog Brew for quite some time. Gunny’s human-owner is Kendri, Major Hank’s son. Kendri’s girlfriend Merrie got the Build-A-Bear for Kendri this past Valentine’s Day. They named him Penguin. But when Kendri heard about General Sarge and all he’s doing with his Dad, he decided Penguin needed a Marine’s uniform and a name change. As a result, Gunny Bear was born! He’s looking very smart in his dress uniform here.

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