Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Thursday, April 17, 2008
If you want to help boost moral and send a soldier a care package there are hundreds of organizations to connect to. It is important to connect with these organizations to send care packages if you do not have a specific soldier in mind that you would like to send it to. In regard to care packages, there was a story awhile back about the "Any Soldier" campaign email. If you didn't see it, here's the article. Soldier's Angels & the Red Cross will actually accept and screen this mail if the "any servicemember" method is the best for you.
Friday, April 4, 2008
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba (SUDS) at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) is designed to help returning soldiers from Iraq & Afghanistan by teaching them how to scuba!
The group just took a trip to Gitmo in Feburary...were 6 wounded warriors were certified as SDI open water divers. On their website...you can see pictures of the trip and watch a very interesting video presentation by bloomberg news.
Monday, March 31, 2008
All that 5 year old Gavin Cox wanted was to be a soldier. He is suffering from leukemia and got his last wish. You can read about it here:
Next time you think your efforts are going unappreciated...think of Gavin. What a inspiring little boy!
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
It's Easter! And ASY groups are in full force! Operation Pinecone delivered 1,000 Easter baskets with sweets, snacks and candy-filled plastic eggs sent to servicemembers for the upcoming holiday. On the Sunday before the holiday, Operation Pinecone served a special dinner at