A Sense of Home

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A Sense of Home

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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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William Aaltink
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 !! :)

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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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heaven posted 2011-10-26 8:59pm

..this would be the winner..a soldier that is out there fighting for our country..be safe..as a Canadian..we are all proud of you..

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Abby Kobayakawa
morning2011 posted 2011-10-25 8:26pm

You have my vote> Thank you for serving and risking your lives for our country Canada. You help to make a better place for those less fortunate. We are so lucky and glad that Tim Hortons can make you feel a home away from home. Take care

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heroesforce posted 2011-10-25 7:54pm

That is why i created Canadian Heroes Force Action figures, each one i sell $1.00 goes to the Soldiers On Fund. I am a soldier giving to many of our Heroes that Fallen for us. Thank you Tim Hortons for the great support you do for us Canadian Military.

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