Many of South
Carolina's finest are serving our country far away from home.
The distance can be hard on their families, but now thanks to
the internet, those soldiers are just a click
"That's Jon, that's my son," said Sonny Dubose as
he watched his computer screen. It's been months since he last
saw his son; Major Jon Dubose who's serving in Iraq until next
"It's a dangerous mission, but you know as
he says 80% of the people over there are appreciative of us
being there," said Dubose.
With thousands of miles and
several time zones separating them, keeping in contact isn't
easy. That's where AnySoldier.com
superb Web Site and I think every American ought to visit it,"
The Web Site was started by a family who
wanted to support their soldier son. What the troops need,
where to send it and how to get it there is a big part of what
the site is all about. But it also allows soldiers to post
messages and pictures so family and friends can feel a little
closer to them.
Major Dubose is a pediatrician. His
father says his son is taking care of children in Iraq, just
like he does here at home. "It's been absolutely critical and
wonderful," said Dubose.