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Philip Lore

(Jersey City New Jersey)

Biography of Philip Lore

Vietnam/Iraq combat veteran US Army, Paratrooper, Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star for valor, Purple Heart, Air Medal w/V device, Meritorious Service Medal (2) Army Commendation (3) Army Achievement Medal (3) Vietnamese Cross of Galantry w/V, Senior Paratrooper, Republic of Vietnam Airborne Wings, numberous other Federal and State awards. Retired Jersey City Police Officer, Pilot, Fixed and Rotary Wing certified. Married 35 years to Cathy,2 children,6 grandchildren.

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A Wife Is Waiting

I watch my soldier leave today,
I saw him walk away.
Leaving for Iraq, a hostile land.
A Burning sun, and drifting sand,

I see my soldier again in my dreams,
I feel my hot tears, I hear my screams.

As he walked up to the gate,

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