Let me start by saying THANK YOU to all the Active Rain Members who have called me and sent emails over the last week since my husband deployed overseas. A few members asked me for information on how to adopt a soldier or a troop or how to some way become a part of acknowledging the men and women who are serving.
Some ideas are to go to www.adoptaussoldier.org or www.presidentialprayerteam.net or www.adoptahero.com. I have not personally participated with any of these sites so I am not sure which one to recommend. In addition, you can also always do something for those who have already returned home as we should not forget the men and women who have served especially those who came home with significant injuries.
I will make this short and sweet as GOOGLE is a great tool and you can find many groups to work with if you want to just poke around. I do appreciate the emails and requests for information on how you can make a difference.
I guess that while we are all at our picnics and pool parties this weekend I would say just raise a glass and say thanks to all those who have served past and present...and if you have the time to reach out to a family or a soldier please do so as I can say it is appreciated!
If you would like to add to this post any information on how to adopt a soldier or a family please do so!
HAPPY 4th OF JULY!