Monday, October 1, 2007

Janice Gates waits for word of her son in Afghanistan

An Ontario-area mother tells The Argus Observer what it’s like waiting for word about her son, who as an Airborne trouper has had his enlistment extended and been sent to Afghanistan for a second time.

The story in the Monday, Oct. 2, 2007 edition begins:

“It can be nerve-wracking, being at home and knowing your child is in a dangerous area, possibly in the line of fire. But having been in the Army herself, Janice Gates, Ontario, has a different perspective about what her son, Sgt. Joshua Brennan, who is in Afghanistan, has been going through than a lot of parents with children in the military. She admits, however, it was hard to accept when he his military service extended for another tour of duty.”

For the full story follow our link to the newspaper’s web site.

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