Pair of brothers in band of brothers

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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

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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

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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

Chicago, IL

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Jan 7, 2008
 
God bless them
Reality

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

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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

Berwyn, IL

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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

West Covina, CA

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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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