"U.S. TROOP CARE PACKAGE"

SUPPORT OUR U.S. TROOPS

CURRENT NEWS STORY #1:

“U.S. Troop Care Package" receives awards and letters of appreciation.

CURRENT NEWS STORY #2:

Delta Airlines offering “Sky Miles For Hero’s.”


CURRENT NEWS STORY #1:

“U.S. Troop Care Package" RECEIVES AWARDS.

“U.S. Troop Care Package" received an American Flag and Certificate that reads:

“This American Flag was flown on a combat reconnaissance mission with the 1st Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation) over Iraq, on board aircraft _____, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom on June 28, 2004.” Signed by Major Diermeier and Captain Davis.

“U.S. Troop Care Package" also received a Certificate of Appreciation from B Company, 1st Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation), signed by Captain Davis, Commander, and reads: 

“For exceptional performance in support of B Company, 1st Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Your tireless contributions helped soldier morale enabling B Company Guardrail Common Sensor (GRCS) assets to complete our mission, flying more than any GRCS unit in history.  Your efforts through this year-long deployment reflect great credit on you, B Company, and the 1st Military Intelligence Battalion.

“U.S. Troop Care Package" received a letter on June 15, 2004, from Martin E. Dempsey, Major General, U.S. Army, Commanding General, Headquarters, 1st Armored Division that reads:

“I want to personally thank you for your leadership role and initiative in providing the wonderful music instruments for my soldiers.  The troops at Freedom Rest really enjoy them, and it was a wonderful example that there are generous Americans who are supporting us from home.  Thank you, too, for continuing to send donations and comfort items that our soldiers really appreciate and need.  Please accept this memory book of the Task Force 1st Armored Division’s first twelve months in Iraq.  With thanks and admiration.”

“U.S. Troop Care Package" received an award from Brigadier General Gordon D. Toney, Commander of the Washington Army National Guard and Assistant Adjutant General-Army during a Washington State Family Readiness Program Volunteer & Military Training Workshop on Friday, April 23, 2004.  The award reads:

“In appreciation to U.S. Troop Care Package for your generous support of the Washington National Guard during their service in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, April 2004.”

In turn, “U.S. Troop Care Package" presented General Toney with an “Operation Comfort”  pillow and a typical Care Package sent to our troops complete with a Custom Form.

The award, along with a jeweled green HOOAH pin are proudly displayed at our headquarters.

NOTE:  A message to “U.S. Troop Care Package" was received after the event that read: . . . “The General was overwhelmed with the package and the great care that goes into each package.  He opened his package at home very early in the AM, after he sent another group of soldiers off into Kuwait.  He was very tired but thought he needed to take the time to open this box and see what wonderful things that are happening for the soldiers and the extremely wonderful people doing all of this selflessly for our soldiers.  He was taken back by what he saw.  His fax to our Lt. Colonel was read out loud over the lunch awards ceremony for the volunteers, it brought tears to many eyes.”

In addition, “U.S. Troop Care Package" received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Colonel, Commanding of the Department of Army, 321st Theater Material Management Center, Kuwait that reads:

“I wish to extend my personal thanks and the appreciation of the soldiers of the 321st TMMC (FWD) for the wonderful pillow gifts.  Please pass on our sincere thanks to the many kind people supporting “Operation Comfort.”  Your support of the American soldier reflects great credit upon yourself and your community.”

CURRENT NEWS STORY #2:

DELTA AIRLINES OFFERING “SKY-MILES FOR HERO’S.”

Donate Sky-Miles to our U.S. Troops to travel to the United States:

E-Mail www.delta.bids@delta-air.com or FAX 1-404-773-1945 the following information to Delta Airlines:

1.  Provide Sky-Miles Account Number
2:  Provide Amount of Sky-Miles you want to donate.
    (Minimum 5,000 miles)
3.  Provide information that this donation is for
    “Sky-Miles for Hero’s.”