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Customer back from Iraq

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Schlepie, Sep 5, 2003.

  1. Schlepie

    Schlepie LawnSite Member
    Messages: 165

    I know that alot of you guys are doing comp. lawn services for for persons stationed abroad for the war efforts. I only had one lawn that I have been doing since the war started and he has just recently returned. This gentleman was stationed at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. In a card and package sent to me by he and his wife stated....

    "Thank you so much for taking care of our lawn while I was deployed. It meant so much to me to know there was one less thing for my wife to worry about. I had this flag flown on the first day of the war. After some thought on what I would do with it, I realized it would be fitting to give it to someone who helped my wife and I out so much when I was gone."

    In the package was an American flag, neatly folded, with a certificate stating that the flag was flown in an F-16CJ on the first day of the war while patrolling the hostile skies of Iraq. It was also signed by the pilot.

    Hope your experiences with your freebies has as good an outcome as mine.

  2. Moguy

    Moguy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 238

    That was a pretty rewarding experience I'm sure and quite generous of you to help out as you could.
  3. drobson

    drobson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 237

    That's great. It's nice to help someone out, and then that much better when your recognized for it. You get the good feeling twice.
  4. GLAN

    GLAN Banned
    Messages: 1,647

    That's a nice experience. Thanks for sharing that with us.....:)
  5. lugnut#6

    lugnut#6 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    i can honestly say that i am as proud of you as i am of our soilders.

    keep up the good work
  6. turkp15

    turkp15 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 123

    Your a good person for helping them out.
  7. Gravely_Man

    Gravely_Man LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,075

    That is a very nice present and a nice thing you did. Enjoy the flag and fly it with pride!

  8. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    that is so a nice gift. I would display it where everybody could see
  9. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    Good for you!
    Fly that flag with pride.
  10. dougmartin2003

    dougmartin2003 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 337

    that is cool

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