Pair of brothers in band of brothers

There are 7 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Jan 6, 2008, titled Pair of brothers in band of brothers. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Brian and Mike Wiebe shared everything, from friends to a passion for football, while growing up in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows.

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Gunny Ski

United States

#1 Jan 6, 2008
It would appear, in their search for a Few Good Men, the Marine Corps has found two more. God Bless, and thank you for your service. Oooh Rahhh!
billyjoe

Hickory Hills, IL

#2 Jan 7, 2008
News articles point out that a majority of Americans believes our country should pull the troops out of Iraq--including a majority of military families. The number of troops dishonorably discharged (many of them wrongly due to the effects of post traumatic stress disorder) has also skyrocketed.

That said, I congratulate the Wiebe brothers for their patriotic gesture, but the Trib profile of them conveniently glosses over the true realities of the situation they're about to place themselves in.

If they were headed to fight in Afghanistan or even Pakistan, that might mitigate my cynicism--but Iraq?
Viet Nam Vet

Girard, OH

#3 Jan 7, 2008
God bless them
Reality

Glen Ellyn, IL

#4 Jan 7, 2008
Courageous young men. May God protect them while they serve our country proud and bring them home safe.
HOT in TENNESSEE

Mcminnville, TN

#5 Jan 7, 2008
I think that it's a wonderful thing for brother's as close as they are to be serving together in the Marines.
I am the wife of an retired Army Spec.VII and I thank you for your service to our country. I will be praying for the both of you daily that God will protect you and bring you both home safely.
Al Kyda

Chicago, IL

#6 Jan 7, 2008
Reality wrote:
Courageous young men. May God protect them while they serve our country proud and bring them home safe.
Baby killers! Yankees go home!
Brian Wiebe

United States

#7 Jan 14, 2008
Well, thank you all for all of your support. The Marines in our unit are nothing but the best and it is a pleasure to serve with them. Oh, and for you Al Kyda guy! Isnt America a great place? If you dont like it get out. If you werent blowing things up we wouldnt be there anyways!

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