Tom Edelen is currently serving his second term in Iraq. Not only has Tom been
strong for his country but his strength has continued to extend to us here at
home who love and miss him. Just last August, Tom lost his life-long best
friend. Though times were tough, Tom remained and still remains, a force unable
to be knocked down, not by war, nor death, nor lost hope. Not only did Tom
persevere through his loss but he maintained the heart and soul of a warrior. Us
at home consider Tom to be an American hero, admirable enough to be a role model
for other Americans. Tom represents the US, the Military, and Maryland, but
more, he represents all that is good, loyal, and fierce in America.
Tom, I love and miss you. Be safe.