Thursday, July 10, 2008

My Brother is the real Hero

The USO sent some people down to Iraq to visit the troops.
These guys stopped by Camp Victory in Bagdad, which used to be one of Saddam's palaces.
My brother Mike, who is stationed there, got to meet a few people of interest.
This is Milo Ventimiglia from the tv show Heroes. Oh, and the huge guy next to him is my brother Mike. This is the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. You might notice the huge ring on this guy's finger. It's his superbowl ring. His name is Osi Umenyiora. He and his team, the Giants won the superbowl this year.

Another NFL player you might recognize, Drew Brees.

QB of a team called the New Orleans Saints.

Another thing you might notice is the palace behind him. This place was just one of Saddam Husseins palaces, where he lived while his countrymen didn't have enough food to eat.

God bless the USA, and the troops that fight for peace.



Tom and Lillie Wilkinson said...

Della, I know this is supposed to be for comments to you, but I want to tell Mike and all the other soldiers, and their families, thank you for the work and the sacrifice that you are giving us, and the world in this act of service. May God bless you all.

Della Hill said...

I accept any comments. (Within reason).
I absolultely agree with you.
These men an women are amazing and we would absolutely be lost without them.

Jordan said...

Even though I've seen Mike a hundred times it's still fun to see how big he is compared to other people. It makes you wonder if Milo Ventmiglia questioned hiis masculinity. Thank Mike for his imprtant work for me.

Anonymous said...

milo is a big hero of your brother. trust me. he spent his birthday not with his family, but with the men and women of the us armed forces

lekiM said...

I would like to thank these guys who come out and visit us. It does mean a lot to us. They come from different political points of view, but they care enough about our country and the service members to spend time with us and brighten our days. Thanks

Della Hill said...

I agree with anonymous and Mike.
I admire my brother very much for the work that he does.
I also appreciate Milo and the other people that give their own time, even their birthdays, to spend time with our troops.
It matters a lot.
Thank you.