A Sense of Home

A Sense of Home


Thousands of miles away from my family, I would stand in line with my fellow soldiers in arms, British, American, Dutch, Australian and Canadian patiently waiting for my turn to order a bit of home. It is amazing what the line meant to me each day. It was a chance to share stories, to meet old and new friends, to read a book and most importantly to sense a bit of home and normality. The deafening roar of fighter jets routinely interrupted coffee orders, but never did I hear an impatient groan. Tim Horton’s provided a sense of home and each coffee a sense of normality at Kandahar Airfield. To those who served coffees to my comrades and I you did more than provide coffee you served a bit of home.



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Mike posted 2015-10-08 5:05am

Thank you, so sweet. Happy to hear. We have invested some time in this, so now it s time to put our feet up. At least for an hour or two ;)Enjoy your ctirshmas-preparations! I ll send you some snow e thoughts for you to enjoy in the heat. Love, Lena.

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billalt posted 2012-10-22 12:36pm

A good thing that Tim Hortons Supports our Brave Men in combat cause i'm shure it makes them feel a bit at home with Tim Hortons being there !! :)

Kelly Smith
ur_4love posted 2011-11-12 7:59am

Thank you for giving your all to bring Peace to our World. You truly are an inspiration.Kelly


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