Many people will donate to AAUSS through our Paypal account or sending checks to our mailing address. We appreciate your donation and here is just one example of where our funds go. They wanted to say thank you and now the unit has some entertainment during their down time which was needed very much!
Thank you to the 50,000 people who have liked our Facebook page. What better day to do it then on July 4, 2016.
We thought it would be great to share a few words from our troops:
“My supporters have been some of the most kind and generous people that I have ever met. They are more than happy to send what they can to support not only me, but my platoon. The morale has been raised every-time I see a package. I have been called Santa clause many times because I get to share what they have give . Thank you so much for your organization,”
“Things are great and I appreciate all the supporters. I wasn’t expecting so many. I look forward to reading my emails and escaping the daily routine and concerns of everyday life out here. It has been a great service to just get emails and have a connection to the outside world. Its weird but one would think it is important to keep your head in the game out here, and you do, but its also not good to only be here 24/7 because soldiers go crazy like that. packages have come periodically and are also greatly appreciated.”
“Hello, I believe I owe you an e-mail once a month informing you we are still out here, but more importantly I want to give thanks for all the wonderful support we have and are receiving! We have enjoyed communicating with some of our supporters and find them very interesting. I have shared AAUSS with several of my fellow Marines as they have received amazing support as well. Thank all of you for everything you do for each and every one of us here, believe us when we say we are thankful for you and honored to serve!”
“I’ve been getting lots of handwritten letters in the mail, from a lot of different people. It’s been really great. Thanks for following up with
me. Sorry for not replying sooner.”
“So far so good. I have a couple people that have sent me care packages. They have emailed and communicated with me and asked me what I need. I have also received a lot of letters from people who just write me. So, so far everything has been wonderful. I am extremely grateful and pleased with the program.”
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We have 25 units with about 1,200 service members looking for support through our Project Frontlines Program. This program is for large groups or people who just want to send a one time care package to our troops overseas. The units range from 8 to 500 and you only send what you can. The contact person for the unit will do the rest.
So this weekend while having friends over for a BBQ, why not collect some items to ship over? Register for a unit to see if they have a specific request or collect some of the items below:
Or even develop a them care package like Christmas in July, movie night, pirates theme, sporting or such. Involve the kids and have them draw pictures and cards. Make your box special. Have fun with it!
Click Here to Learn More or click on the picture to the side that looks like this:
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Thank you so much for all you do, we all out here love you, sorry it’s a little harder for us infantrymen to find time in our schedule to reply back as often as we like, but you find time to make sure we are taken care of out here. Thank you again we all love you and what you do.
Hello, thanks for writing. I want to thank you all for all your support and for what you do for us, this is an amazing thing you guys are doing. I have soldiers that do not get a single letter in the mail including myself, and it is so nice and uplifting to receive something from someone that cares. Thank you so much again. I have shared the website with my soldiers and they also liking it a lot. I think this is a great program and want to thank you again for all your support.
The supporters I have are absolutely wonderful. Thank you so much. They have really made this deployment an infinitely better experience
Ma’am, it is going great! My supporters are great and I am receiving the support I need. I have nothing but positive things to say about my supporters and the program. Thanks for the support!
I have had four people respond and we have been emailing back and forth. I understand that it takes some time for packages to get here. So far I have gotten one and it was amazing. I did not ask for much but she sent way more than what was asked for. Lots of necessities that I needed a lot more than I thought.I have told many other soldiers about the program and even gotten a couple of people to sign up as well.I appreciate everything so far, thank you so much for your continuous support.
My supporters have been great! I’m very appreciative with the letters I’ve been receiving. It’s people like them that keep me going and keep me motivated Thank you so much.
It’s been awesome!! I have received one care package and several letters!!! I have never had anything like this before!!! I wanted to thank you so much, this website has introduced me to several supporters and it helps keeping me sane!!!
Everything is going great I love the individual I got assisned. I always look forward hearing from them it kinda makes this deployment better knowing I got something to look forward to. I love this organization!!
May 21, 2016
President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country.
On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Days.
The single day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense. (http://afd.defense.gov/)
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Our Ambassador Karry Yeager will be at two events in West Virginia in the next few weeks. Come meet her and sign cards for our deployed troops at the Spring Craft Extravaganza at the Summersville Arena and Conference Center in Summersville, West Virginia. This event will be held Saturday, May 7th from 9-5pm.
Her second event will be the 5th Annual White Oak Rail Trail Expo. She will be there June 4th from 9-5pm.
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