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    Posted April 13, 2014 by
    MsPip
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    Salute to troops

    My Favorite Soldier and My Favorite Marine

     

    This is a picture of my husband Chief Warrant Officer 4 Timothy Pippen, US Army and my nephew Private Tyler Brooks, USMC at Tyler's graduation from the Marine Corp boot camp. We flew in from South Korea to congratulate him on successfully completing boot camp and stand in for his mother, MSgt Tibetha Pascal, United States Air Force, who could not be there because she was deployed to Kuwait. We lost his father, John Bolen, my brother, in 1998 due to asthma; he was also a Marine. Tyler followed in his father's footsteps and is the fourth consecutive generation "Bolen" to proudly serve in the military. My husband will celebrate 25 years in the US Army in a few months the same year that Tyler joined the military. We are so proud that he is upholding the family tradition of serving this great nation.

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