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Welcome to Anthony's caring bridge site. I am honored to give you all an opportunity to stay up-to-date with Anthony's progress as it happens.

Anthony is a Corpsman second class with the United States Navy. He is stationed with the second batallion, seventh marine unit out of Twentynine Palms, CA. He was deployed for his second tour of combat duty on January 29, 2007. Anthony takes great pride in his job and in "his" marines.

Anthony was injured on April 20, 2007 when a SVBIED (suicide vehicle born improvised e device) was detonated under an overpass where they were standing post. He and 7 other marines were injured in the incident. Anthony sustained a head injury, an injury to his lower back, a punctured right lung and minor scrapes and scratches on his legs, hands, arms and face. He was medivaced to 3 different medical stations before finally being sent to Landstuhl Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany. There he was cared for by loving hands of the ICU nurses and doctors for just shy of a week. On Friday, April 27, 2007, he was then medivaced to the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.

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Ivonne Thompson posted a new journal entry, "7th Anniversary of Anthony's Alive day!".

I know I haven't updated in a very long while. It's amazing how AJ gets older and I get busier. Today marks the 7 year anniversary of the day that I almost lost Anthony. I ... Read more

Patty Velasco signed Anthony's Guestbook.

Anthony ,Ivonne and AJ, Just wanted to say i was thinking of you today, Veterans Day and hope everything i s well. Lots ((Hugs))!!:)  Read more

Kristin Abbruzzi signed Anthony's Guestbook.

Hi Anthony, Ivonne and Family!!I wanted to stop by to let you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers in a very special way today, Veteran's Day. There are no words ... Read more

Fay Pearson signed Anthony's Guestbook.

Ivonne, Your bravery in all the turmoil and troubles you and AJ and Anthony have had is amazing to me. You bring encouragement to me in my life as you face the hurdles in ... Read more

Kristin Abbruzzi signed Anthony's Guestbook.

Hi Anthony, Ivonne and AJ!  Just stopping by to say hi, that I hope that Anthony is doing and feeling well, and that you and AJ are too, Ivonne!  Please know that ... Read more

Barbara Gemmell signed Anthony's Guestbook.

Hi there,I worry about you when I listen to the news about all the shutdowns and hope to God this has not affected you guys. You are in the thoughts and prayers of many - ... Read more

Barbara Gemmell signed Anthony's Guestbook.

Today's a beautiful day here in Georgia and with all the back to school hubbub behind us, it's time soon for the 'cool down'. I hope you guys have enjoyed your summer and ... Read more

Carolyn Smith signed Anthony's Guestbook.

Anthony, thank you for your service to our country! I so appreciate the sacrifices you and your family have made for our freedom! God bless you! Read more

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