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Veteran gifted with truckload of autoparts

By Vanessa Curry The Daily Herald HOHENWALD, Tenn. — Rick Robertson woke up earlier than usual on Sunday for no particular reason and as he sat feeding his 8-month-old granddaughter he was somewhat surprised when someone knocked on the door of his Hubbard Street home about 9 a.m. in Hohenwald. With the baby in his arms, the Iraqi War veteran opened the front door to find a truck from AutoPartsWarehouse in his driveway. The $3,000 worth of parts company representatives had loaded in the back now b ... More

$70K surprise shocks Marine returning home

KTRH SUISUN CITY, Calif. — Master Sergeant Jacinto Bernardo is an Iraq war veteran who just retired after 21 years in the Marines.  Most recently, he and his family were stationed in Japan.   Back in January, he and his wife were finally able to buy a house in Suisun City, California, just north of San Francisco. But it was a major fixer upper, because that's all they could afford.  Now, before they left for Japan, Jacinto asked a Marine buddy named Jeremy Epperson to ke ... More