Ryan E. Blose, 22, is in the Navy, stationed aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln, which is currently in the Persian Gulf.
Blose is the grandson of Irene and Ed Blose, he attended Payson High School and worked at Walgreens.
"Ryan, we want you to know that your family and friends are all so proud of you. We are all cheering for you and all the men and women fighting for our freedom. We especially wish you a safe and speedy return to us," write his grandparents in their special message.