Skip to comments.Bush Visits Marines Wounded in Iraq
Posted on 12/21/2005 10:50:30 AM PST by Bigh4u2
BETHESDA, Md. - Since the Iraq war began in 2003, it has become an annual pre- Christmas rite for President Bush to personally comfort wounded soldiers. He continued that tradition Wednesday, going bed-to-bed in an intensive care unit and handing out Purple Hearts to the valiant. Bush was visiting with Marines wounded in Iraq and the medical staff treating them at the National Naval Medical Center here. Before going behind closed doors to spend about two hours with servicemen and women, Bush spoke briefly to medical care givers and troops able to leave their rooms.
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Might be intrested in this thread.
Thank you so much for the ping Johnnie!
Commander-in-Chief visits our wounded warriors.
And as usual with President Bush, no cameras. Clinton brought the media along and then made a big exhibition out of any such truly caring effort...and they sure were not that frequent either.
Thank you for the ping...
GWB should have taken along Murtha, Kerry, Dean, Pelosi, Kennedy, Wrangel et al so they could tell my fellow Marines personally how they want to "cut & run" in Iraq.
God bless the Marines, Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen who paid the price for freedom.
They would just deny that it ever happened.
Evidence be damned!
Bump - Thanks for the ping.
Was Code Pink and Dr. Dean there heckling our soldiers?
All class vs. No class
"Was Code Pink and Dr. Dean there heckling our soldiers?"
Well, I'm sure if they were then they would have been introduced to a few 'hidden' bunkers by our soldiers. |;0)
I found it.
except I discovered both links at the top refer back to drudge's home page ...
In this photograph provided by the White House, President Bush hugs Sue Greene, Twinfalls, Idaho at the bedside of her son, Marine Cpl. Travis M. Greene, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005 at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Greene's father, Terry Greene, stands next to first lady Laura Bush.
(AP Photo/The White House, Paul Morse)
With his mother, Carol Bullene looking on, U.S. President George W. Bush (C) grasps the hand of U.S. Navy Hospitalman Apprentice Tony Bullene of Watertown, South Dakota, after presenting him with a Purple Heart at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland December 21, 2005. Bullene was injured in an explosion of an improvised explosive device while serving in Iraq.
REUTERS/Paul Morse/The White House/Handout REUTERS
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