On Saturday afternoon, three Camp Pendleton Marines stopped by the Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara, California for a visit. They are fans of Ronald Reagan and wanted to check out the center’s memorabilia. The three US Marines talked with one of the staff members at the center and told him that they were going to be deployed to Iraq in January.
Republican spokesperson Kate Obenshain told what happened next at the Young America’s Foundation Awards Banquet on Saturday night:
On Saturday night the three Camp Pendleton Marines had dinner at the Reagan Ranch Center with Former US Senator, Governor, and Attorney General John Ashcroft and Young America’s Foundation leaders and donors.
Here they are:
Left to Right- LCPL Daniel Duffy (who is going on his deployment to Iraq), LCPL Joshua Tennenbaum and LCPL Benjamin Krejci.
The three marines will leave in January to serve their country in Iraq.
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** Happy Birthday to all marines on the 232nd Birthday of the United States Marine Corps.
Stacey McCain has more on this heartwarming military story.