Major Thomas Bostick was killed on July 27, 2007 when his unit came under fire by enemy forces near Kumu, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Major Bostick was from the hill country community of Llano, Texas. He left behind his beautiful wife Jennifer and…Details
Dear AdoptaPlatoon, I just wanted to send you a thank you for the gift bags that we recently passed out to our Soldiers. I am attaching a photo of a couple of our folks receiving theirs. The support from Adopt-a-platoon has been awesome and overwhelming. We really appreciate all of the care and support that…Details
Troops in Afghanistan planning to have a
traditional American haunted house for Halloween tell us that they have “Received more Halloween bags…We’re up to 200 now sent by AdoptaPlatoon. They are really amazing! We will take lots of pics at the haunted house and send them to you.
Thank you America and thank you AdoptaPlatoon!”
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We received the Halloween bags and they are wonderful. We passed them out to all the Soldiers and we still have more to pass out at our Haunted House. Thank You so much for the help!! Tell everyone who helped we are really indebted to the AdoptaPlatoon organization. Truly a blessing… Deployed to Afghanistan Many…Details
For Ida Hagg, what started with a package to her son in Bosnia soon turned into a national movement. Today, Adopt a Platoon sends tens of thousands of care packages to U.S. troops across the globe. From a warehouse in Lozano, the former Rio Hondo High School teacher launched an organization that’s grown into one of the largest grassroots supporters of America’s service men and women.
After her son joined the Army in 1997, Hagg mailed a care package to him in the mountains of Bosnia. “He started writing me letters,” she said.Details