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[Live Thread] TROOPATHON 2012 LIVE BROADCAST (1-9pm Pacific)
Troopathon.org ^ | July 11, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 07/11/2012 10:39:21 PM PDT by Syncro

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Never Forget about our Troops!

Want to do something that will REALLY help our troops? Join is us in sending support to America’s bravest!

There are currently over 130,000 troops still serving in Afghanistan, mostly US troops and some from other nations of the 50-member NATO coalition.

Our troops are serving in some of the most dangerous places to be in the world, where the Taliban and their Al Qaeda allies continue to try and destabilize a nation to bring back a safe haven for radical Islamist extremists can train, plot, and launch attacks against the nations of the Western world, primarily the United States.

Our mission is to send care packages to support those brave troops! For as little as $25 you can send support to a Soldier, Marine, Airman, Sailor, or Guardsman serving overseas. Each package contains lots of goodies and helpful items that our troops appreciate, such as coffee, cookies, beef jerky, deodorant, wet wipes and more!





       



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Jim Robinson and I will be there and I will run a live thread starting a bit before 1pm.

There will be a lot of well known people participating and it is hoped to raise close to 1 million dollars [but why stop there!]to send needed morale boosting supplies to the 130,000 troops serving in Afghanistan.

1 posted on 07/11/2012 10:39:35 PM PDT by Syncro
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From the donation page:

Send a care package to a U.S. military serviceman or woman in Afghanistan.

Each care package contains much needed food and personal care items like coffee, cookies, gatorade, beef jerky, deodorant, wet wipes and more.

We send care packages directly to troops on the front lines with your personal message of support printed on a letter in each box.

You can send a cash donation via credit card to support Troopathon.

Donations go to cover costs such as production costs, staff, advertising and other expenses.


2 posted on 07/11/2012 10:45:23 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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An email from Debbie Lee, Gold Star Mother, yesterday:
America's Mighty Warriors
Please join me as I co-host Troopathon V
Dear Gary,
 
TROOPATHON AIMS TO SEND CARE PACKAGES TO TROOPS OVERSEAS
    5th ANNUAL FUNDRAISER BY MOVE AMERICA FORWARD BRINGS TOGETHER
      PRO-TROOP MOVIE STARS, MUSICIANS, RADIO AND TV PERSONALITIES

 

 Move America Forward, the nation's largest pro-troop grassroots organization, is preparing to host their 5th star-studded live fundraiser that helps send care packages to American troops deployed in war zones overseas.

 

"Troopathon" is an 8 hour long fundraiser that brings together movie stars, TV personalities, elected officials, musicians, talk radio hosts and many other pro-troop celebrities to encourage viewers to sponsor care packages for the troops online through the group's website (www.troopathon.org).

 

Executive Producer Melanie Morgan said, "This event is very important in how it brings together so many popular actors, personalities, foreign policy experts, and retired military personnel for one event. The big names are exciting, but the cause we come together to support is incredibly important. With over 130,000 troops on the ground in Afghanistan, we cannot forget their service and sacrifice."

 

Morgan will be joined by guest co-hosts J.D. Hayworth and Dana Loesch and Gold-Star Mom Debbie Lee, whose son Marc Lee was the first US Navy SEAL to be killed in the Iraq war.

 

As in recent years, the Troopathon guest list features big-name celebrities Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin, Laura Ingraham, Dr. Laura, Former President George H.W. Bush, Gary Sinise, Kelsey Grammar, John Ondrasik, Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski, Sarah Palin, Dennis Miller, and many more.

 

It should be noted that this year's Troopathon is also being dedicated to the memory of the late Andrew Breitbart who participation in the past four Troopathon's and never ending support for the troops will never be forgotten and deserves recognition. You can read Debbie's article posted at Breitbart today.

 

Troopathon V: "Never Forget our Troops" will be produced and broadcast live from the former U.S. Army Depot in Sacramento, California on Thursday July 12, 2012 from 1-9PM PST via the web www.troopathon.org and simulcast on selected radio stations. The Depot, opened in the 1940's, is now a commercial facility.

 

The first Troopathon in 2008 raised an unprecedented $1.5 million in care packages for the troops. Through 2011, Troopathon events have raised over $3.5M in sponsorships, enabling the group to send over 195 TONS of care packages to troops overseas. Care packages include high quality food and personal care items like gourmet coffee, OREO® cookies, beef jerky, Gatorade®, Planters® trail mix, Jelly Belly® jelly beans, lip balm, deodorant, sun block, bug repellant, and many other useful items.

 


3 posted on 07/11/2012 10:58:19 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Bump


4 posted on 07/11/2012 11:00:19 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Everybody




MORE TROOPS DEPLOYING TO AFGHANISTAN
THEY NEED OUR HELP!


Across several states this weekend, friends
and family bade farewell to fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, husbands and
wives deploying to Afghanistan to fight and protect our country from ruthless
terrorists.

Over 800 Troops from the Alabama National Guard.

About
150 Troops from the Utah National Guard.

300 Troops deploying out of Ft.
Benning, Georgia.

The 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team is training for
deployment.

Over 3,000 Troops from Ft. Riley, KS now set to
deploy.

2,950 Troops from the 101st Airborne are set to deploy out of
Kentucky.



Army Col. Michael Getchell, commander
of the 2nd Infantry Division’s 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, discusses the
concerns of Afghan provincial leader role players during an exercise at the
National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., June 11, 2012. The brigade is
preparing to
deploy to Afghanistan in the fall.

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Christopher M.
Gaylord



WITH MORE TROOPS HEADED OVERSEAS
THEY WILL NEED
MORE SUPPLIES!

5 posted on 07/11/2012 11:05:42 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Jet Jaguar; Everybody
Thanks for the bump, Jet!

This year's Troopathon is dedicated to Andrew Breitbart.

See Move America Forward's Tribute to Andrew Breitbart 1969-2012 video at This Link.

6 posted on 07/11/2012 11:14:34 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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Troopathon Live Thread from last year at the Nixon Library (Lots of pics!):

**TROOPATHON Live Thread From The Nixon Library!**

Thursday, June 23, 2011 12:41:44 PM      · by Syncro      · 38 replies
Troopathon ^ | June 23, 2011 | Syncro/Dr Zoo
      LIVE from The Nixon Library, the fourth annual event to raise money for our fantastic Warriors, our Troops as a thank you to them for their service. I am down the street getting this thread started, and will be at the location before it's starting time at 1 pm West Coast Time. It is going to be live streamed at www.troopathon.org via ustream

7 posted on 07/11/2012 11:22:51 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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Dennis Miller will be putting in his commentary this year also








TROOPS IN NEED OF CARE PACKAGES


MAF CARE PACKAGES FOR THE TROOPS
INCLUDE:

Gourmet Coffee
Oreo Cookies
Lip Balm
Diana Nagy
"Journey of
Life" CD
Planters Trail Mix
Candy Diplomacy Jelly Beans
Wet Wipes
Foot
Powder
Sun Block
Gatorade
Premium Beef Jerky
Deodorant
Bug Repellant
Personal
note from YOU



RADIO
HOST & COMEDIAN DENNIS MILLER SUPPORTING
OUR MILITARY THROUGH
TROOPATHON


MAF is proud to include another wonderful supporter
of the troops to our Troopathon guest list.  Dennis Miller has participated in the last 3 events with recorded messages that speak to the troops in his own personal way. 

 He has a way of reaching people few in the media can match and we are so excited to include him in this year’s lineup.

We can't stress enough how important this year's Troopathon is, not only for the continuing mission of Move America Forward, but for the morale of our troops at a very
important time. For months now we've been noticing that the troops over in Afghanistan aren't getting the proper coverage in the media, as people back home are worried about the economy or elections coming up.

While these things
are all important, they don't outweigh the importance of supporting our troops overseas!

We sent them there on a mission and we now have a responsibility to support them and their mission until the troops all come home! So please dig
deep, see if there are things in your monthly budgets that could be trimmed or
cut in order to make a contribution - our troops put their lives on the line
every day so it's the least we can do!



We are proud of Dennis Millers’ unapologetic
support for our fighting men and women, and we’re happy to have him as part of
our Troopathon this year!

Will you join with Dennis Miller and be a proud
supporter of Troopathon?  It only takes a few minutes but the gift it gives a
soldier serving far from home can last many times longer. 



CLICK HERE TO MAKE A DONATION NOW!


DENNIS MILLER HAS A MESSSAGE FOR YOU!

Dennis Miller is known not only for his striking political commentary and uncommon
sense of common sense wisdom, but also his amazing success as a comedian.
Miller’s comedy shows on HBO were hugely successful for over 9 years, as well as
many stand-up specials he made successful.  In the political world Miller is a
master of blending comedy with political opinion and common sense understanding
of the issues as the popularity of his daily radio show attests.         


But when it comes to our military and the men and women in uniform
nothing is comical to Dennis.  He supports the troops through many causes and
efforts and we are so proud he includes Troopathon in those causes.


Miller ‘s staunch support of our troops and their missions is
characterized by this quote:               


“I respect kids who go into, you know, tough places
and do the work that quite frankly, you can’t even image that they have the
courage to do,” he said.   “So I began to look at them and heard so many people
saying, ‘I support the troops, but not their mission.’  I thought that’s insane,
their mission is the essence.”     
         


8 posted on 07/11/2012 11:29:56 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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High Ranking Diplomat Returns to Troopathon

AMBASSADOR JOHN R. BOLTON CONFIRMS
PARTICIPATION IN TROOPATHON 2012

We’re extremely excited to announce that Ambassador John Bolton, former Bush Administration official who was legendary for his tough diplomatic style, that always put America first, has graciously agreed to participate in Troopathon again for 2012.

Trooathon is a huge event that we do once a year to support our troops and raise much needed funds for care packages to send to the troops over in Afghanistan. Unfortunately, it seems that in recent months support for our troops and their missions is waning.

The media is all but ignoring our men and women serving in Afghanistan. You no longer see the stories of their heroism on the nightly news. We can’t allow our troops to be forgotten. This year’s theme for Troopathon is “NEVER FORGET our TROOPS” because we are fighting to remind the American people that our troops are still at war, while the rest of the country is at the mall.

Ambassador Bolton, ever the expert when it comes to the threats against our nation posed by hostile foreign dictators, is the perfect addition to the Troopathon. His expertise reminds us about the threats America faces from around the world.  There are even whispers that Bolton could be Secretary of State under a future President Romney

We may have grown complacent in recent years, because the media and the Obama Administration have downplayed the significance of the War on Terror. Obama’s domestic agenda, programs like Obamacare, and rampant spending on social experiments distract us from the OTHER threats leering just outside our attention span.

IRAN’S MISSILES

Iran, Syria, North Korea, these are just a FEW of the possible threats we may face, according to Bolton, not to mention the continuing war in Afghanistan, and the delicate peace in Iraq, and the frightening instability in Egypt threatening to boil over.

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton says it is definitely in America’s interest to see the Assad regime collapse in Syria but he recommends no direct U.S. role at this time.

“I don’t think President Obama understands the significance of everything that is going on in the Middle East,” Bolton told WND.

Bolton scolds the Obama administration for making many concessions to Russia on missile defense and other issues but failing in every way to end Russian support of Syria and Iran.

Finally, Bolton assesses the latest developments in Egypt, where he says there are no good options.  He says the military and Muslim Brotherhood will likely find a way to work together and that anything close to a representative democracy won’t be a reality there anytime soon.

 JOIN AMBASSADOR BOLTON IN SUPPORTING OUR BRAVE TROOPS OVERSEAS. DONATE NOW TO TROOPATHON AND SEND SOME CARE PACKAGES THAT OUR TROOPS NEED NOW!






       

9 posted on 07/12/2012 12:07:22 AM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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US Olympic Hero Joins Troopathon

“COACH K” BASKETBALL LEGEND AND COACH OF US  OLYMPIC TEAM SUPPORTING TROOPATHON FUNDRAISER

Move America Forward is proud to announce the participation of an American sports legend who knows and appreciates our troops more than most, “Coach K”, Mike Krzyzewski.

Trooathon is a huge event that we do once a year to support our troops and raise much needed funds for care packages to send to the troops over in Afghanistan. Unfortunately, it seems that in recent months support for our troops and their missions is waning.

The media is all but ignoring our men and women serving in Afghanistan. You no longer see the stories of their heroism on the nightly news. We can’t allow our troops to be forgotten. This year’s theme for Troopathon is “NEVER FORGET our TROOPS” because we are fighting to remind the American people that our troops are still at war, while the rest of the country is at the mall.

This will be the third time that Coach K has helped us out with our Troopathon. Coach K’s military background and support for the troops and our nation in general, motivated him to make this video in support of Troopathon!

In 2010, Mike Krzyzewski became a four-time National Champion at Duke University, adding to his impressive resume, which includes induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001.

Coach K got his start in basketball as team captain of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point basketball team. After serving his country as an Army Officer, ascending to Captain, he resigned in 1974 to begin his coaching career. From 1975-1980 he was Head Coach at West Point before moving on to Duke, where he has spent the past 30 years.

In 2005 he was presented West Point’s Distinguished Graduate Award. He currently serves as head coach of the U.S. National team, winning a Gold Medal in 2008 and restoring honor to the National team in the process.


COACH K and 2008 US Olympic Team Brought Home the Gold!

Not only does Coach K instill the lessons he learned from his days of service, appreciating the value of teamwork, dedication and sacrifice, he continues to share a profound appreciation of the brave men and women serving their country.

That is why he graciously accepted the opportunity to send a message of support for the Troopathon.  We couldn’t be happier to count Coach K among the many supporters of MAF that know how important our mission supporting the troops with care packages is.  Please watch the video and join Coach K in supporting our troops with “Love Packages” through Troopathon V – Never Forget Our Troops

WATCH THE COACH K VIDEO
AND DONATE TO OUR TROOPS

CLICK HERE

10 posted on 07/12/2012 12:10:44 AM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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Cheney Family Thanks You

CHENEY FAMILY THANKS MAF FOR GET WELL CARD
LIZ CHENEY SUPPORTING TROOPATHON AGAIN

Great news everyone! The Cheney family, who have been great supporters of Move America Forward, has agreed to participate in Troopathon AGAIN this year! Last year Liz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and the leader of her own pro-troop group called Keep America Safe, was interviewed by Melanie Morgan for the Troopathon. Click below to see that clip!

WATCH THE CHENEY INTERVIEW WITH MELANIE MORGAN
CLICK HERE TO SEE IT NOW!

Remember earlier this year when the former VP needed a heart transplant? You will also recall the droves of liberals who shamefully spewed hatred for Dick Cheney all over the web, TV, and print as well as social media. Even as he sat in a hospital bed recovering from a dangerous and invasive surgery, they questioned whether he deserved a heart!Some on the left openly wished for Cheney to die, instead of receive a new ticker, and they weren’t shy about letting people know how they felt!NBC’s medical editor Nancy Snyderman (pictured on right) said Cheney’s operation “…raised a lot of ethical questions, moral questions, about whether the Vice President, in fact, should have received his heart…”Even more hateful were the comments posted on Democratic Underground, a website well-known for its extreme left slant. The following are all quotes from their website! “I hope he dies a slow death”
“Cheney is a murderer”
“I hope dick is in pain and drowning in his own fluids”
“I’m not going to feel anything but intense gratitude… [when he dies]”

In response to the liberals and their outrageous spite, we put together a last-minute effort to send a huge “GET WELL SOON” card to the Vice President, to remind him that no matter what a few talking-heads on TV might say, the American people still support him and wish him the best!
We got over 13,000 signatures in only a couple days!  After we heard that the VP was out of the hospital, we scrambled to print and send off the huge packet of Thank You Cards, with all 13,000 names included, 100 names per page!

The Cheney family was SO HAPPY  AND  THANKFUL for the Get-Well card that Liz Cheney actually tweeted a photo of her father standing with the stack of names.

Here is a screen capture of the twitter post with the picture! If you look close you can see the MAF logo in the upper right hand corner of the page!

We are so proud of the fact that the former Vice President actually took the time to stand with our small token of appreciation for his years of service, and well-wishes for his health. We’re humbled that we’re able to connect our readers in a personal and direct way, to conservative leaders like Dick and Liz Cheney.

Please join the Cheneys in supporting our troops through Troopathon. They are doing what they can by lending their voice and prestige in the pro-troop community to spread the word about our event. But we need you to open your heart and donate what you can to help our troops deployed overseas! What REALLY counts, is how many packages we can send to THEM! 

THE CHENEYS WANT YOU TO HELP OUR TROOPS OVERSEAS!
SEND A PACKAGE TO OUR TROOPS !






       

11 posted on 07/12/2012 12:17:20 AM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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Congressman Allen West has a Message for YOU!

CONGRESSMAN ALLEN WEST JOINS TROOPATHON EFFORT TO SUPPORT TROOPS WITH PACKAGES

We are overjoyed to announce that Representative Allen West (R-FL) has graciously agreed to participate in this year’s Troopathon effort to raise money to send care packages to our troops fighting overseas.

This is the kind of support that only a pro-troop organization like MAF, and our friends in the community, can corral. We have the big names like Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin, and Laura Ingraham. Now we’re proud to welcome Congressman West to the list of guests.

This year we know we are facing an uphill battle to garner enough support for our troops. We’re battling a lot of “noise” in the media because there are so many other things going on — elections, scandals, high-profile court cases — distracting the public eye from our troops and the tough fight they’re in.

DON’T LET OUR TROOPS BE FORGOTTEN.
SEND A CARE PACKAGE FULL OF GOODIES NOW!

CONGRESSMAN ALLEN WEST IS HERE TO REMIND US
OUR TROOPS ARE STILL IN HARM’S WAY!!

Congressman West has built his entire life on his sense of duty and honor. He has served in the armed forces for decades, and is seen by some as the strongest advocate for our troops and their missions overseas in Congress today.

He served in the Iraq War before being elected to Congress and now he’s using his considerable experience in the military and public service and lending his voice to support Troopathon.

As a former soldier himself, Colonel West knows what it means to receive support from home in the form of care packages like these.

Each care package comes with coffee, cookies, Gatorade, beef jerky, Jelly Belly jelly beans, and tons of personal care items like wet wipes, deodorant, bug repellent, sun screen, and more!

AS A SPECIAL TREAT WE HAVE A SNEAK PEEK VIDEO OF ALLEN WEST THAT YOU CAN WATCH RIGHT NOW! CLICK HERE!


12 posted on 07/12/2012 12:20:43 AM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro
B T T T ! ! ! ©


Free Republic is always there for our troops!


13 posted on 07/12/2012 2:15:40 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY- IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Syncro; onyx; trisham; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; JoeProBono; RedMDer; musicman; Lady Jag; MEG33; ...

Woo hoo!! See you in the morning, Syncro!!

Bump for the Troopathon!!


14 posted on 07/12/2012 4:13:20 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Buuuump!


15 posted on 07/12/2012 8:00:37 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: onyx

Thanks Onyx, a big BUMP back!


16 posted on 07/12/2012 8:24:46 AM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Jim Robinson; All
See you soon!

Here's more info, kinda lumpy. I had to translate it from word lol


Troopathon V “Never Forget Our Troops”
Some helpful facts to know about this star studded fundraiser


non-profit charity dedicated to serving those who protect us: our brave troops.  

Troopathon V is a month-long care package drive that culminates in a star-studded

 8-hour web-a-thon broadcast on July 12th from the Army Depot in Sacramento, CA.

 

Some Useful Facts About Troopathon:

·         Troopathon is a non-partisan non-political effort. We work with celebrities from Hollywood, television, the music industry, sports heroes and athletes, bloggers, journalists, radio personalities, academics, experts in the field, and elected officials to bring together a wide variety of guests to support our troops.

·         This year Troopathon is hosted by Melanie Morgan who continues to be a voice for our troops through her  career behind the microphone at KSFO radio in San Francisco. She is joined by former Congressman J.D. Hayworth, radio host and editor-in-chief at Big Journalism Dana Loesch and Gold Star Mom Debbie Lee.

·         This year’s program is dedicated to the memory of Andrew Breitbart, who was a guest host for the past 3 Troopathon broadcasts and a dedicated supporter of the troops. We will celebrate his life and honor the troops he gave so much of his time for.

·         Past Troopathons have included an amazing array of guests from every type of industry. Some of our notable past guests have included:

 

Gold Star Mom Debbie Lee     Current Navy SEALs    Michelle Malkin    Laura Ingraham

Lars Larson    Mark Levin    Andrea Shea King     Ann Coulter    Sean Hannity
Dr. Laura Schlessinger    Tammy Bruce     Sarah Palin     Charlie Daniels

John Ratzenberger     Kelsey Grammer     Gary Sinise     Jon Voight    Kevin Farley

John Ondrasik     Gavin DeGraw     Curtis Sliwa     Rush Limbaugh

Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski     Greg Gutfeld    Monica Crowley    Gerald McRaney      Buzz Aldrin
Robert Davi      Pat Sajak      Wayne Newton      Ambassador John Bolton        Dennis Miller

       Past Troopathon events have raised over $3.6 million for our troops. Last year, Troopathon raised over $500,000 but we’d like to break that total this year!
·         Care Packages sponsored through Troopathon are the easiest way to donate to the troops. No running to the store, no confusing customs forms and postal regulations. Simply donate with your credit card and MAF’s team of dedicated volunteers will send the care packages on your behalf. It’s also tax-deductible!

·         Each care package includes a special note written by the donor expressing their appreciation for the sacrifice our troops make. Packages can be sponsored for as low as $25 for a single serviceman, up to $1,000 for a Battalion Pack which will serve up to 60 soldiers, marines, sailors and airmen.

·      

We’re proud of the success we’ve had in fighting to make America an even greater nation. Unlike those who constantly criticize our great nation and our military men and women, we see a future where freedom and liberty create endless opportunities for Americans and our friends and allies in a more secure world.


17 posted on 07/12/2012 9:13:31 AM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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THANK YOU FOR ALL THE GRATE INFO, Syncro!

Troopathon V “Never Forget Our Troops”!!!

18 posted on 07/12/2012 11:34:30 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY- IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Syncro

Its on now bump - Mark Levine pledges $10,000.

Our troops haven’t come home - Obama just moved them from Iraq to Afghanistan. I’m in for $50. Y’all? ;-)


19 posted on 07/12/2012 1:35:45 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: Jim Robinson; Syncro
Service Pak on it's way!

Thanks for all you do!! There is nothing better than this - the troops love these.

20 posted on 07/12/2012 2:50:18 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: onyx

You are welcome my friend!

We are now the official LIVE THREAD

Sitting next to the Boss “blogging”

(one of the crew asked if I was going to start blogging now, I said You Betcha!)

Thanks for the purdy BUMP!


21 posted on 07/12/2012 2:54:08 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Tunehead54

can you post the link to the broadcast - danged if I could find it!


23 posted on 07/12/2012 2:54:50 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: Ron C.

Ron, it is the link at the top of the thread, troopathon.org

http://troopathon.org/TroopLive.php


24 posted on 07/12/2012 2:58:34 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro
Thanks!

I found it at http://www.ustream.tv/troopathon

CLICK HERE

But, sadly, I have no audio on that link.

25 posted on 07/12/2012 3:03:45 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: Syncro

Probably something to do with my company net not allowing video/audio...


26 posted on 07/12/2012 3:06:38 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: Ron C.; Syncro; Jim Robinson

163,753 Live Views

No audio!


27 posted on 07/12/2012 3:10:25 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY- IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Tunehead54

Mark Levine ROCKS

Neat he gave a large donation to the Troops!


28 posted on 07/12/2012 3:12:48 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: onyx
I've got audio!

My system problem.

29 posted on 07/12/2012 3:17:24 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: Ron C.
LOL get up there and shake some of those trunk lines and tweak them little ol’ satellites!
30 posted on 07/12/2012 3:20:43 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Just donated a package to the Troops. This is so much easier than going out and putting a package together.


31 posted on 07/12/2012 3:37:06 PM PDT by Aquamarine
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To: Syncro
LOL - yup, gotta shake the antennas hard every once in a while!

~grin~ Here's my 'office' - for those of you wondering about that...


32 posted on 07/12/2012 3:48:34 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: All
Bump!
33 posted on 07/12/2012 3:58:33 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Jim Robinson; onyx; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; trisham; musicman; The Cajun; JoeProBono; Lady Jag; ...

34 posted on 07/12/2012 4:05:12 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: onyx

Hi Onyx! Audio and video works fine for me.

http://troopathon.org/TroopLive.php


35 posted on 07/12/2012 4:08:33 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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Please thank our troops

36 posted on 07/12/2012 4:14:01 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: Ron C.; BIGLOOK

Why, Ron C., what Big Ears you’ve got...


37 posted on 07/12/2012 4:14:46 PM PDT by HiJinx (He who controls the water, controls life.)
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To: Syncro

TROOPATHON BUMP!

Thank you both for being there.


38 posted on 07/12/2012 4:17:26 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: Ron C.; onyx

Wow Ron, thanks for the pic!

That’s one of the most interesting places I’ve ever visited.
What ever you did, it worked. Everyone can hear the Troopathon now...


39 posted on 07/12/2012 4:19:30 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: HiJinx

‘32 meters’ - about 105 feet cross the face. Top edges are up there at about 11 ‘stories’ tall. They all ‘auto track’ the satellites via computers.


40 posted on 07/12/2012 4:20:04 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: Lt Col Mark

Welcome to Free Republic, Lt Col!

Jim and I enjoyed listening to you being interviewed live over radio station KFBK here at the Troopathon by John McGinness.

You have some great stories from your 30+ years serving our country. Thank you very much for doing that for America.

Jump right in, we would love to talk with you here!


41 posted on 07/12/2012 4:28:36 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: RedMDer

Loud and clear here too!


42 posted on 07/12/2012 4:28:50 PM PDT by moose07 (The truth will out, one day.)
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To: Aquamarine
"This is so much easier than going out and putting a package together."

Sure is!

And Thank you! I hope a lot of FReepers will help with this. We're running well behind where we were last year.

43 posted on 07/12/2012 4:42:51 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: moose07

J D Hayworth just walked by, and I asked him to type a few words to the Freepers!

Here he is now, welcome to Free Republic, J D!


44 posted on 07/12/2012 4:49:47 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: All

Thanks! I love me some Freepers!!!

And I know Freepers love the Troops...Please give to Troop-A-Thon!

Today is my 54th Birthday...so please donate $5.40...$54...
$540...$5,400...you get the idea...seriously, any amount would be greatly appreciated.


45 posted on 07/12/2012 4:54:00 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: All

#45 was from our almost Senator, J D Hayworth.

A troop supporter all the waty!


46 posted on 07/12/2012 4:56:30 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Melanie Morgan is in the Free Republic Media Room here at the Troopathon.

I’ll see if I can get her to type some greetings to us!


47 posted on 07/12/2012 5:02:59 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Hi Everybody, it’s Mel! thanks so much for all that you are doing to support our troops! Our donations are steady, but we need a LOT more to reach our goal of $250,000.
We want to send as many care packages as possible to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Help us to help them!!!!
Your friend, Melanie


48 posted on 07/12/2012 5:07:13 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Thanks Melanie!

Hay, there is Debbie Lee.

I’ll see if I can get her to say hello


49 posted on 07/12/2012 5:08:20 PM PDT by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: moose07

It’s great. What a wonderful bunch of folks putting on this drive. :)


50 posted on 07/12/2012 5:08:29 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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