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Baby boomer, nerdy kid, Viet Nam veteran, engineer, daddy, grandpa.
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"For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know."

"May no soldier
go unloved."

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My Soldier


Mysoldier1 My Soldier is a program that puts politics aside and lets U.S. soldiers know that someone back home cares.  When a person enrolls in the My Soldier program, they agree to adopt a soldier.  They receive a “starter kit” containing guidelines for letter writing and care package preparation, a red My Soldier bracelet, and a specially designed My Soldier baseball hat to include with the first letter they send to their deployed United States Armed Serviceperson.  The first letter/care package they send is addressed to their soldier's platoon contact who then distributes it to their soldier.  The soldier then replies and direct correspondence begins (about 80% of soldiers respond, but 100% appreciate getting the letters).  The program is free.  To sign up, click the link above.

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Posted by Bill Faith on November 26, 2004 at 12:15 AM | Permalink


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Manhattanville College has begun a program to match pen pals to enlisted personnel called the "My Soldier" program. The program was created by Juan Salas, an active U.S. Army Sergeant who also is a Manhattanville student. Salas, a naturalized US... [Read More]

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