Sunday, May 14, 2006

some GOOD news about a connecticut marine in iraq

on this mother's day, (well EVERY DAY) let's send our thoughts and prayers out to all of the men and women who are deployed in the middle east (and everywhere else too, what the heck!)

Hard Hat, Hard Head, Marine Saved Sniper Bullet Pierces Helmet Of Local Man Fighting In Iraq

By RACHANA RATHI, Courant Staff Writer

WESTBROOK -- A helmet was all that stood between a sniper's bullet and Marine Pfc. Fred Mitchell Linck's forehead. As it turned out, it was all he needed.
The armored helmet took the brunt of the May 5 shot, enabling Linck to casually mention the shooting in an e-mail from Iraq last week to friends and family."Things here are going decently," the e-mail read. "But I have some news for you all. I was shot in the head about two days ago..."I got some stitches, but will have a pretty big scar and a Purple Heart. ... Thank you for your love and prayers. Mitch."..............

3 comments:

enigma4ever said...

wow...so troubling...so many over in the sandpit...I send my thoughts and energy out to any with family there....I can't imagine...

enigma4ever said...

Oh and Happy Mothers Day...

a rose is a rose said...

yes my thoughts and prayers go out to those with family and friends serving as well.