"By ROGER W. HOSKINS email@example.com last updated: December 10, 2007 04:14:14 AM
Gaylene Ramos reports that her son, Philip Ramos, got a little taste of home with his turkey on Thanksgiving. The younger Ramos is stationed a little south of Baghdad.
"Philip got to eat with Robbie Bernasconi (of Escalon)," Ramos said. "And he works with a lieutenant whose parents own Bear Photography in Modesto."
1st Lt. Brandon Bear is an infantry platoon leader with the Big Red One, the Army's 1st Division. He graduated from Downey High School in 2000. He was commissioned on the same day he graduated from University of California at Davis in 2005. "
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