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General News    H2'ed 8/22/12

More Costs of War: Suicides and Mental Trauma of Military Family Members

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"We did not want Alex to join the Marine Corps. Coming from Costa Rica where no army exists, we simply feared. Alex joined, he died, Brian has died and Carlos and I are left. The remainder of our families is in Costa Rica where Mom lives.

"Carlos and I appreciate all of the support that VFP has provided us over the years as well as the opportunities to work side-by-side for peace -- in Crawford, Minneapolis at the RNC or in Washington DC.

"I want to take this moment to honor our sons --

"Alexander Arredondo, Presente!

"Brian Arredondo -- Presente!

"Peace to you all. Muchas gracias. Thank you."

To support the work of Carlos and Melida Arredondo, please contact melida_arredondo@yahoo.com.


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