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  • California Beach Bum Living Off Food Stamps For Years

    10/29/2013 7:48:14 PM PDT · by Marie · 18 replies
    You Tube ^ | 9 August, 2013 | Dylan
    Here's an enlightening video from Fox News profiling the life of a California food stamp user. They (rightfully) explain how Obama took away the food stamp restrictions and this allow able-bodied adults without children to get free food on our dime.
  • Celebrate Freedom September 15-26, 2010 [Lake Havasu Patriot Days]

    08/19/2010 4:37:40 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 1 replies
    Lake Havasu Hospitality Assoc. ^ | August 19, 2010 | Staff
    Welcome and thanks for visiting our site. AVTT and the Lake Havasu Hospitality Association have joined together to create a signature event that celebrates freedom, promotes patriotism and demonstrates community support for those men and women who have and continue to protect and defend us.
  • THANK YOU LETTERS for our TROOPS at KANDAHAR in Afghanistan (for 9/11/10)

    08/04/2010 10:38:47 PM PDT · by patriciaruth · 5 replies
    patriciaruth ^ | 8-4-2010 | patriciaruth
    The care packages for soldiers based near Kandahar will be mailed by the end of next week in order to reach them by 9/11. It would be nice to put thank you notes and letters to our soldiers from as many people as possible in the boxes. Our efforts to let our soldiers know that they are still deeply appreciated could really help their morale right now. I have about 50 sheets of paper with American flag background that I can print letters or notes on. You can either post your note on this thread or FReepmail your letter to...
  • Servicemembers donate items to Iraqi neighbors

    02/05/2010 3:50:32 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 202+ views
    Air Force News ^ | Senior Airman Eric Summers Jr., USAF
    2/5/2010 - SATHER AIR BASE, Iraq (AFNS) -- Airmen, Soldiers and Marines handed out more than $3,000 worth of donated items to Iraqi families Jan. 29, as part of the Sather Air Base Rising Six's good neighbor program. The program, which began in March of 2008, collects donated items such as cloths, toys and toiletries and distributes them to the Iraqi families living in an Iraqi camp located on the base. "The good neighbor program consists of volunteers (who organize) donations and (distribute) goods to the Iraqi families in Area Four by Sather Air Base," said Staff Sgt. Richard Ramsey,...
  • Link for Sending Packages to Our Military in the War Zone (Flood of Tears Alert)

    01/07/2010 12:04:42 PM PST · by Stayfree · 4 replies · 370+ views ^ | January 27, 2020 | Stayfree
    I found this link where you can find out what our troops need and send packages directly to our military in Afghanistan and Iraq accordingly. I guarantee that if you go there and start sending packages, you will be overwhelmed with tears of joy!br> AnySoldier, Inc. is a 501(c)(3)n.p.o. Also check out: Dept. of Defense Citizen Support
  • Holiday Mail for Heroes

    11/22/2009 1:52:40 PM PST · by Dubya · 4 replies · 258+ views
  • USO officials target military women with care packages (WARNING! Mrs. Biden & Nasty Nancy Images)

    11/19/2009 4:54:24 PM PST · by SandRat · 11 replies · 843+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Ian Graham
    11/19/2009 - WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The USO has changed a lot in 68 years and the organization marked another milestone in the group's history of supporting the military Nov. 18 when it sponsored a care package service specifically for female servicemembers. While previous USO care packages were unisex, containing little sundries from home -- snacks, magazines, toiletry items -- the new line of female-specific packages contain items specifically requested by servicewomen such as cosmetics, moisturizers and special soaps. In a ceremony at the Rayburn House Office Building here, Congress members joined servicemembers and volunteers, including Dr. Jill Biden and Speaker...
  • Great Christmas idea: send a care packages to our military

    11/18/2009 5:27:41 PM PST · by blueyon · 12 replies · 684+ views
    self ^ | 11/18/09 | blueyon
    We have volunteer Soldier "contacts" on the "Where to Send" page. Click through the names and select the one(s) you wish to support. They list what the folks they represent want and need. We even have a search capability so you can easily identify what the troops need most. All the Soldiers involved in this effort are military volunteers stationed in areas that are in harm's way. You send your support (letters and/or packages) addressed to them and when they see the "Attn: Any Soldier®" line in their address they put your letters and packages into the hands of Soldiers...
  • Items Needed For Our Soldiers Overseas

    11/06/2009 9:47:29 PM PST · by alexandria · 14 replies · 750+ views
    The high school I work for is starting a collection contest next week of items needed for our men and women serving overseas. Here is what I have heard about this event so far. Each grade level will be collecting various items, which are assigned different point values, from a list. I have not seen this list as of yet but I did hear that the highest point values would be given to letters written to the troops. At the end of the contest, collected items are to be sent to our soldiers and the class with the highest number...
  • Students make a difference for troops

    10/24/2009 11:34:07 AM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 442+ views
    Students at Howenstine High Magnet School will be collecting donations for troops serving in Afghanistan as part of Make a Difference Day. But the students' efforts are not a one-day deal. Instead, Corrine Blum's service learning class decided to adopt a Marine unit as a yearlong project. They sent a box of letters and personal items to the troops last month and are now planning to adopt an Army unit. The project began when Blum told her students she was planning to send a package to a family friend serving in Afghanistan. She asked her students if they wanted to...
  • Soldiers Help Afghan Children, One Backpack at a Time

    10/15/2009 4:41:08 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 398+ views
    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, Oct. 15, 2009 – In a country where fewer than 30 percent of people are considered literate, U.S. forces are working to help in rebuilding Afghanistan’s education system, which has been devastated from 30 years of war, anti-education politics and an unstable government. Soldiers with the 649th Regional Support Group are helping children like this boy from a village in the Deh Chopan district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province. The soldiers are distributing backpacks filled with school supplies in the province, where many children do not have the resources to attend school. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Elisebet...
  • Virginia Women’s Group Donates Items for Troops

    10/01/2009 5:32:53 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 257+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Heather Forsgren Weaver
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2009 – Sometime around Thanksgiving some troops in Iraq and Afghanistan will receive boxes filled with gifts from a women’s group in Alexandria, Va. A child’s card stands among donated items at an Alexandria, Va., service project to fill boxes for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, Sept. 26, 2009. Courtesy photo by Wendi Maney   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. For the first time in 15 years of doing fall service projects, the Mount Vernon Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated granola and energy bars, mints, toothbrushes, toothpaste and other...
  • Care package time: Lots of our heros!

    08/13/2009 10:46:43 AM PDT · by clyde_m · 7 replies · 354+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | August 13, 2009 | Clyde Middleton
    Several requests from our men and women in the field asking for basic care packages. Support as you can.
  • Future Hero Project Brings Soccer Balls, Backpacks to Thousands of Children

    08/01/2009 12:28:06 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 537+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Maggie White, Multi-National Division – Baghdad
    An Iraqi Policeman gives a soccer ball to a young boy in Tarmiyah, north of Camp Taji, July 29. Photo by Maggie White, Multi-National Division - Baghdad. CAMP TAJI — More than 2,000 children from the Tarmiyah area received soccer balls and school supplies, July 29, thanks to a combined effort between the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team (Independence), Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and the Iraqi Ministry of Education. In the past, the Independence Brigade Soldiers and their ISF counterparts have facilitated many school drops under the Junior Hero program, but the Future Hero program took things to the next...
  • Joint Base Balad Airmen, Iraqi Children Get Kick Out of Donations

    07/24/2009 4:43:05 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 364+ views
    JOINT BASE BALAD — Airmen and Soldiers here aided in fostering strong relationships with Iraqi citizens by preparing and delivering donations from a stateside fraternity to be given to Iraqi children who live near the base, July 14-15. The Pennsylvania State University chapter of the social fraternity Phi Kappa Tau supports programs which increase the quality of life for terminally ill children. Through their program Kicks 4 Kids, along with some inquiring by Capt. Craig Bryan, Expeditionary Aeromedicine Squadron psychologist and PKT alumnus, they were able to collect approximately 300 soccer balls to be distributed to Iraqi children via the...
  • Iraqi Children Get a Kick out of Donations

    07/20/2009 5:12:48 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 577+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Senior Airman Andria J. Allmond, USAF
    Capt. Jason Glanovsky of the 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron loads soccer balls into boxes to be distributed to Iraqi children living near Balad, July 15. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Hubenthal. JOINT BASE BALAD — Airmen and Soldiers here recently received donations for Iraqi children who live near this base from a stateside fraternity.  The Pennsylvania State University chapter of the social fraternity Phi Kappa Tau supports programs to increase the quality of life for terminally ill children. Through their program Kicks 4 Kids, along with some inquiring by Capt. Craig Bryan, Expeditionary Aeromedicine Squadron psychologist...
  • U.S. Troops Appreciate Continued Support

    06/27/2009 10:23:09 AM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 256+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Cpl. Meg Murray, USMC
    Navy Lt. Lawrence Sproul (center), Petty Officer 1st Class Jennifer Nolen and Lt. Cmdr. John Brooks (right), all of the Multi-National Force - West Health Services Section, look through a care package sent by Sproul's son's kindergarten class, June 16. Photo by Cpl. Meg Murray, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd). AL ASAD AIR BASE — Things have changed throughout Operation Iraqi Freedom, but one thing has not – the support U.S. citizens show their forward-deployed servicemembers. Troops with Multi National Force - West, stationed in Anbar province, continue to daily receive thank-you notes, care packages and well-wishes from places like...
  • BLOGGERS! Join the The Troopathon BLOGGER SHOOTOUT Competition!

    06/19/2009 7:06:57 PM PDT · by Syncro · 34 replies · 1,059+ views
    FR Blogger Competition ^ | June 19, 2009 | Syncro
    Send me a FR Mail and I will start the process to hook you up to be on the Free Republic Team to send goodies to the Troops fighting for our safety and freedom!Check out this thread: Free Republic Joins The Troopathon BLOGGER SHOOTOUT Competition! Friday, June 19, 2009 6:04:32 PM · by Syncro · 4 replies · 101+ views Troopathon BLOGGER SHOOTOUT ^ | June 19, 2009 | "Captain" Syncro And this one LIVE From Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Thursday, June 11, 2009 10:51:36 PM · by Syncro · 15 replies · 316+ views Move America Forward ^ |...
  • Free Republic Joins The Troopathon BLOGGER SHOOTOUT Competition!

    06/19/2009 6:04:32 PM PDT · by Syncro · 37 replies · 1,780+ views
    Troopathon BLOGGER SHOOTOUT ^ | June 19, 2009 | "Captain" Syncro
    From the Front Page of Free Republic: MAF's 2nd Annual Troopathon! Announcing MAF's Second Annual "HONOR THEIR SERVICE" Care Package Program and TROOPATHON!! Webcast LIVE from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, June 25, 2009, hosted by Andrew Breitbart and Melanie Morgan, featuring Ann Coulter, Mark Levin, Sean Hanity, Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham and many other FReeper favorites! Free Republic will be there!! Syncro is the Team Captain for the Troopathon BLOGGER SHOOTOUT competition and we will also be joining the MAF Team at the Reagan Library! Hope to see you there! Click the banner to sponsor a care...
  • LIVE From Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

    06/11/2009 10:51:36 PM PDT · by Syncro · 26 replies · 1,042+ views
    Move America Forward ^ | Recently | Staff
    Just Confirmed: Gary SiniseKelsey GrammerElisabeth HasselbeckRoger Hedgecock Click Here for a Complete List of Guests On June 25th, Move America Forward will be holding our 2nd annual “Troop-a-thon” titled “Honor their Service.” This cutting edge live webcast event brings together talk radio hosts, megastars of film and television, musical guests, journalists, military and Gold-star families, pro-troop groups and many more. The goal of this charity fundraiser is to send the largest ever shipment of care packages to our brave men and women of the armed forces serving in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo Bay. Viewers are encouraged to sponsor care...