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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/21/2005 1:53:32 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/21/2005 2:38:15 PM EDT by TacticalStrat]
I believe a very worthwhile undertaking, spearheaded by General Tommy Franks. Take a look at this, and see if you want to support our wounded troops in their effort to work toward leading a normal life. Please take a look if you have time.

Donate To Help Wounded & Disabled Soldiers

Listed below are some of the important goals that the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes has accomplished thus far.

Programs to Help Accomplish Our Mission

-Road to Recovery Conference and Tribute
-New Homes for Paralyzed and Blind Heroes
-Counseling, Job Training and Placement
-Family Support Network
-Federal Legislation to Provide Needed Funding

Fulfilling Conference Wish Lists

-138 computers being sent in May to severely wounded troops who attended conference
-Financially supported a single father so that he would not lose his home
-Provided assistance to veterans with paperwork and casework to ensure delivery of disability payments
-Provided emergency relief to soldiers and their families
-Helped Texas Care Package program
-Sent 8 wounded soldiers to a Maverick’s game
-Sent 15 wounded soldiers to NASCAR race in Dallas
-Collected over $20,000 in merchandise from NFL teams donated to the wounded soldiers at Brooke Army Medical Center
-Took Texas Rangers to visit the wounded troops at Brooke Army Medical Center
-Took Lee Corso to visit the wounded troops at BAMC
-BJ/Josh to throw out first pitch at Cubs game on June 6th

Wounded Hero Recognition and Appreciation

-Hosted 34 wounded soldiers from Brooke Army Medical Center for a luncheon on the River Walk Cruise in San Antonio, TX
-Sent four seriously injured soldiers to the NCAA Final Four and Championship Game
-Sent 10 wounded soldiers to a University of Texas game in Austin, TX
-Sent 50 wounded soldiers to a Willie Nelson concert in Dallas, TX
-Sent 10 wounded soldiers to a Toby Keith concert
-Sent 20 wounded soldiers to a Hall and Oates concert
-Sent 20 wounded soldiers to a Lynard Skynard concert
-Sent 10 wounded soldiers to a Norah Jones concert
-Sent 26 wounded soldiers to a Texas Rangers game
-Sent 12 wounded soldiers to a Darryl Worley concert

Link Posted: 8/21/2005 2:04:16 PM EDT
Thanks for the info. Patty
Link Posted: 8/22/2005 3:35:59 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/22/2005 3:36:10 AM EDT by TacticalStrat]
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