Being alone sucks! Period. My first Christmas deployed to Iraq while I was in my 40s I still had this woe is me feeling although I was with my Marines, I was still missing family and apart of me was focusing on the next mission, another part of me was back home during the holiday or at least wanting to be back home. Regardless, being alone sucks.
Meet Lee Hernandez, a veteran who was in the Army for 18 years and is suffering from debilitating stroke condition and after multiple brain surgeries the doctors can’t find the problem.
This warrior is at the New Braunfels, Texas. Being alone the topic came up and he asked his wife to hold onto his phone “in case someone calls,” however, after a very long two hours, no one called. Lee replied, “I guess no one wants to talk to me.”
This is unsat. Period. Can you imagine if this was you, regardless if you were/are a veteran and you were in his physical condition and even for one day had this internal feeling? Negative ghost rider, it isn’t happening on my watch. Important facts about vets is that many just want to be appreciated, respected and honored.
Seriously sports fans, how many texts do you send a day? Can we take out 30 seconds of a day and send a text or call one of Americas warriors and simply let him know we are “with him”.
How many times have we all seen/heard “we support our troops?” Well here is your chance in honoring vets and he needs it.
-Send him a prayer
-Send him your thoughts
-Send him a pic of a flag
-Send him a message letting him know you’re thinking about him
– Call him!
Ernestine, his wife desires people to continue to call or text Lee. She said that it’s best to reach out between 2 and 6 p.m. Central Time. The veterans information phone number is (210) 632-6778.
Time for a C-Gar!
(UPDATE) It seems so many of you have called it overwhelmed their phone carrier and currently texts & call aren’t going through. Nicely done!!