Pat & Caroline, during a brief visit home, had the opportunity to meet and thank the Bizanovich family for their generous contributions to Boatsie's Boxes in support of our deployed Troops!
COMCAST CARE DAY
TO ALL THE MARVELOUS VOLUNTEERS
WHO WORKED TIRELESSLY TO WRITE 22,000
THANK YOU NOTES TO BE SENT TO OUR MILITARY
MEN & WOMEN OVERSEAS AND COLLECTED
BOXES OF NEEDED SUPPLIES!!!
WHAT A WONDERFUL GENEROUS THING YOU DO, UNDER THE
UMBRELLA OF COMCAST!!!!
SO MUCH APPRECIATED!!!!
Congratulations to Ciera, newest menber of the Air Force and to her proud Dad, Mike King!!!
MICHAEL KING YOU ARE AMAZING!! SO TOO ARE ALL YOUR TEAM MEMBERS WHO ARE PART OF THE VETNET EMPLOYEE RESOURCE GROUP AT COMCAST!! HUGE APPRECIATION & THANKS TO LEADER MIKE KING, MICHAEL 'GUS' MYERS ( US NAVY ), RICH GORDON ( US AIR FORCE ), DAVE HENNING, STEPHEN CAMPBELL, KEVIN HODITS ( MARINES ), WORDS CAN'T EXPRESS MY PROFOUND GRATITUDE FOR ALL YOUR HARD WORK SUPPORTING OUR EFFORTS!!!
HAPPY EASTER, HAPPY SPRING!!!
WE CONTINUE SENDING HEALTHY SNACKS
for our special project..february-may
( OPERATION HEALTHY SNACKS )
TROOPS, BUT AS THE WEATHER BEGINS TO WARM UP
THEY WILL NEED ITEMS THAT
BEAT THE HEAT
see complete list on 'items needed page' in red
Thank you WOMAN'S WORLD MAGAZINE for supporting
our troops!!! The coffee donations, thanks to your ad, have been
"KEEP TROOPS WARM AND ENERGIZED!!!!
HELP A HERO!"
"Do you have bags of premium caffeinated coffee to share? If so,
consider sending them to Boatsie's Boxes! The nonprofit ships
thousands of packages to deployed soldiers around the world.
Please mail dpnations to Boatsie's Boxes 33 Forest Hills Drive, Wheeling, WV 26003 and learn more at Boatsie.com "
THE CHAPEL OF FOUR CHAPLAINS
50TH ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET DINNER
COMMEMORATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY
THE SINKING OF THE USAT DORCHESTER
boatsie & her husband Jim were honored to be a part of
the 400 in attendance
Lt George L. Fox..Methodist, Lt Alexander D Goode..Jewish, Lt. John P. Washington..Roman Catholic..Lt. Clark V. Poling..Dutch Reformed were the 4 brave chaplains that sacrificed their lives that others may live.
sinking of the USAT Dorchester
CH ( COL ) Laurence Bazer, Chaplain Brigadier General Steven Schaick, USAF ( center ) keynote speaker, Boatsie
Jason M. Smith Commandant Lehigh Valley Marine Corps
survivor of Pearl Harbor ( center ) was honored
perfect opportunity to honor all those who have served our country with distinction
VISIT TO HERSHEY
A HUGE THANK YOU TO ANN DROBNOCK COORDINATOR CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS FOR ALL THE DELICIOUS HERSHEY CANDY YOU DONATE TO THE TROOPS!!!!!
NEWS ON SOME OF THE TROOPS WE SUPPORT
37,500 AMERICAN SOLDIERS, SAILORS,AIRMEN AND MARINES ARE SERVING IN SOUTH KOREA.
US FORCES IN SOUTH KOREA ARE A MAJOR PRESENCE IN THE REGION AND A KEY TO THE U.S. GOVERNMENT'S AIM TO REBALANCE TOWARDS THE ASIA-PACIFIC.
THE TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN NOW NUMBER 14,000 WITH 1,000 MORE DUE IN APRIL.
THE U.S.AIR FORCE DEPLOYED TWELVE A-10 THUNDERBOLT JETS TO PROVIDE AIR-SUPPORT FOR BOTH AMERICAN AND AFGHAN
TROOPS IN THE REGION. IT ALSO SENT MORE DRONES AND RESCUE HELICOPTERS. MORE BOMBS DROPPED IN THE REGION
IN 2017 THAN 2012.
THE AIR FORCE CONTINUES TO STRIKE TERRORISTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AT A RECORD SETTING PACE IN DIRECT SUPPORT OF OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE AND OPERATION FREEDOMS SENTINEL
1,000 TROOPS REMAIN IN POLAND
IRAQ & SYRIA CONTINUE TO BE A VERY FLUID SITUATION WITH 6,000 TROOPS
THERE IS NO USO FACILITY ON BASE IN QATAR ...IT ACTS AS A TRANSIT HUB FOR OVER 9,000 DEPLOYED SERVICE MEMBERS
TRAVELING TO OR FROM AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ.
OKINAWA AND JAPAN HAVE OVER 50,000 AMERICAN SERVICE MEMBERS WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MILITARY OF SOUTH KOREA.
7,000 MORE IN GUAM
KUWAIT HAS 10 MILITARY BASES, FULLY STAFFED AND READY ON ALERT AND READY TO ENGAGE IN SYRIA AND IRAQ
UAE CONTINUES TO SUPPORT OVER 3500 AMERICAN TROOPS.
MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNITS ( MEU'S ) MADE UP OF 2200 MARINES MOVE ABOUT, ON THE READY, WHERE NEEDED
ALL YEAR LONG
WE CONTINUE TO SUPPORT OUR MEN AND WOMEN
WITH BASIC AND REQUESTED ITEMS
( LIST ON ITEMS NEEDED PAGE)
BELOW ARE SOME ON OUR SPECIAL PROJECTS IN ADDITION TO OUR REGULAR SHIPMENTS
KEEPING STRONG AND HEALTHY!!!
OPERATION HEALTHY SNACKS
when our warriors are on patrol or traveling
on convoy away from their base, snacks are what keeps them
energy bars, all nuts, slim jims, jerky, trail mix,
crackers, breakfast bars, drink packs,
peanut butter cups, tuna on the go...
and of course
a few bags of
chewing gum, jelly beans, pretzels and cookies
INDIVIDUAL PACKS PLEASE
HEARTS TO OUR TROOPS
LET'S SHOW OUR APPRECIATION FOR ALL THEY
DO BY SENDING THEM OUR LOVE & THANKS!!!
LETTERS, CARDS, HOME MADE HEARTS, CHOCOLATE HEARTS, STUFFED HEARTS, COFFEE MUGS, GIRL SCOUT COOKIES ANYTHING VALENTINE RELATED.