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Operation Vacation Soldier

Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Name and age: John Estrada 34Branch of the military: ArmyFamily: Wife, and kids names and ages? Tracy 43, Dillon 16, James 15, Alex & Alexis 12.When and why did you join the military? I joined in 98. I wanted to do better in life.What is your job in the military? 92FWhat did you do before joining the military? Odd jobs, I was just out of High school.Where have you been deployed and which was your favorite location? Kuwait & Iraq … I would say Kuwait.What was your deployment experience like? It was different, an experience like no other.What military experience most surprised you? All the time away from home.What do you like to do in your spare time? Barbecue and anything that can be done with the kids.As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? A Marine.What are you looking forward to doing while in Glenwood Springs? The hot springs.What are your future plans in the military? To retire.

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