Current Campaigns

Send a SPOOKY card and one Halloween treat bag filled with Halloween candy or other hard candy to a small Platoon of deployed Troops.

Send patriotic holiday cheer to a small U.S. platoon deployed during the holidays. Let our service members know someone back home cares.

Sew or buy holiday stockings and mail them to a small squad of Troops or embrace an entire platoon this year as they serve around the world this holiday season.

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Great soldier’s story

WE LIVE IN THE LAND OF THE FREE, ONLY BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE! 90-year-old veteran has been denied a permit to fly his American Flag on a pole in front of his Virgina home, but he erected it anyway and was facing court action if he didn’t take it down. Since the story made national TV, the neighborhood association has rethought its position and agreed to indulge this old hero who dwells among them…Read Story

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Eternal Pride for Serving His Country

When the AdoptaPlatoon linked Malissa Wareham of Oswego, Illinois to a soldier serving in Iraq, little did she know that a friendship of caring and love would develop. Malissa’s soldier was Army Specialist Craig Frank serving with the Army National Guard’s 1775th Military Police Company from Pontiac, Michigan. SPC Craig S. Frank, 24 years old, of Lincoln Park, Michigan, died July 17 near Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

The following was sent to a newspaper by Malissa’s good friend after reading an article about SPC Frank was published.

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The Military Pets Foster Program

The MilitaryPetsFOSTER Project is a nonprofit organization that provides caring homes for military pets when soldiers must leave them behind when they deploy. If soldiers cannot find a proper foster care provider for their pets such as friends or family, they are left with non-acceptable options: shelter or abandonment. The MilitaryPetsFOSTER Project is endorsed by…

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Adopted at War

For thousands of US soldiers, volunteers offer extra loving care
By Paysha Stockton, Globe Correspondent | September 12, 2004
SEABROOK, N.H. — Recently, Arline Grant, of Hampstead, N.H., packed a large plastic tub with foot soaks, scented soaps, coffee, and candles, and shipped it off to Baghdad. An Air Force veteran, Grant, 38, knows how it feels to wait for mail call. She remembers the recruits in basic training whose names were never called.
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