Tuesday, July 08, 2003

Jonell Martinez and Jennifer King, leaders of the company's family readiness group, spent hours on the telephone Saturday after they learned who would be on the flight home. Their husbands - Sgt. 1st Class Varon Martinez and Sgt. Jeff King - will fly in later this week.

"Actually we prefer it this way," Martinez said, in between rushing this way and that to make sure every detail was covered before the soldiers arrived.

They got Domino's, Starbucks, Krispy Kreme and Hooters to donate goodies for Monday's homecoming reception.

"We haven't slept in the last 36 hours," she said.

Sleep deprived family members...cool!

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