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From Atherton to Afghanistan

Original post made on Jan 7, 2009

Marine First Lt. Peter Dixon of Atherton and his mom Betsy on the night of his return home for the holidays on leave from his service in Afghanistan. They are at Victory Field, a Marine Corps base at Twentynine Palms, California.

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Comments (6)

Posted by A. Citizen, a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Jan 7, 2009 at 10:30 am

Lt. Dixon, thank you for your service.

Posted by Jeff Healey, a resident of Woodside: Kings Mountain/Skyline
on Jan 7, 2009 at 3:39 pm

I also Thank you for your service to life without tyranny

Posted by Joan Scarbrough Gilmore, a resident of another community
on Jan 8, 2009 at 7:09 am

Peter, Thank you for your service. I know your family is extremely proud of you.

Sincere greetings from New Jersey.

God Bless you and all the troops.

Posted by Hank Lawrence, a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Jan 8, 2009 at 12:11 pm

Lt. Dixon,

I thank you for your honorable service protecting the free world against tyranny and terrorism. I profoundly appreciate the sacrifice you are making on behalf of all free people and those wanting to be free. God bless you and your fellow soldiers and may God keep you out of harm's way.

Posted by Rev. Dan Bottorff, a resident of another community
on Jan 8, 2009 at 5:04 pm

Lt. Dixon, we regularly ask God to bless you and help you bring peace as we offer prayer at our church in Westfield, NJ.

Posted by Nancy Fortman, a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Jan 10, 2009 at 6:47 pm

Peter, thank you for your response to the call to service. What an incredible model you are to others. May God continue to protect and bless you and all the troops who sacrifice for us daily. Prayers will be offered daily!

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