Dec 10, 2010

Sergeant Deanna Parker with Combat Logistics Battalion 26, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, responds to a letter written by an elementary school student at Assumption Catholic School in O’Fallon, MO. 26th MEU Marines and sailors aboard USS Kearsarge volunteered to respond to 88 letters sent from Assumption Catholic and North Asheville Christian School in Asheville, N.C. “These letters are very encouraging, and it will be something that I will keep forever," said Parker. "One thing the girl put in the letter really stood out to me: ‘give someone a hand and you will both climb higher.’ I could just tell the girl who wrote this really put some thought into it.”

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