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Susan Stores
Susan Stores

christmas is nearly here and my youngest son is out fighting for his country this christmas so I'm wishing craig and all the other lads and lasses who are away for christmas this year a very merry christmas and hope you all stay safe and come back to us in the new year xx.

Scott McAneny
Scott McAneny
  • Susan Stores

Well said Sue! Thoughts are with them all!!

Jim Alcorn
Jim Alcorn

come home safe.

Maria Moore
Maria Moore

I would like to wish all our brave men and women on tour a very merry christmas, I do hope you all keep well and hopefully get to celebrate christmas... Take care all you brave soldiers xxxxx.

Lainy Johnston
Lainy Johnston

THE FINAL INSPECTION.

The soldier stood and faced God,
Which must always come to pass..
He hoped his shoes were shining,
Just as brightly as his brass.

'Step forward now, you soldier,
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My Church have you been true?

The soldier squared his shoulders and said,
'No, Lord, I guess I ain't.
Because those of us who carry guns,
Can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
And at times my talk was tough.
And...

THE FINAL INSPECTION.

The soldier stood and faced God,
Which must always come to pass..
He hoped his shoes were shining,
Just as brightly as his brass.

'Step forward now, you soldier,
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My Church have you been true?

The soldier squared his shoulders and said,
'No, Lord, I guess I ain't.
Because those of us who carry guns,
Can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
And at times my talk was tough.
And sometimes I've been violent,
Because the world is awfully rough.

But, I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep...
Though I worked a lot of overtime,
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God, forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place,
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around,
Except to calm their fears.

If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't, I'll understand.

There was a silence all around the throne,
Where the saints had often trod.
As the soldier waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

'Step forward now, you soldier,
You've borne your burdens well.
Walk peacefully on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in Hell.'

This is for the soldiers who haven't got back to their loving families,
God Bless xxxxx.

Patricia McDonald
Patricia McDonald

You are all in our hearts, and thank you for everything you do; I hope you have time to appreciate something of Christmas. Have a safe return and a happy 2012. I pray for those who are injured, for a speedy recovery, and remember those that have fallen. Take care and stay safe. xx

Stephanie Simpson
Stephanie Simpson

Wishes all servicemen and woman a safe Merry Christmas and a Safe New Year =) You do our country proud! xxx

Mary Jackson
Mary Jackson

Merry christmas and a peaceful new year to our troops.

Catherine Norton
Catherine Norton

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all the brishist man and woman on tour. hope you all get home safe and sound. x

Alison Raine Fiddes
Alison Raine Fiddes

Merry Christmas to all our extremley brave servicemen and women who keep us all safe, hope you all have a wonderful christmas and an even brighter 2012 xxx.

Tony Sweeney
Tony Sweeney

I would like to wish all our servicemen and women who are on tour, away from their families a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy 2012. We are all so very proud of the job you are doing. All the best!

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