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Heroes to Our Troops

care-packages-lgFebruary 10, 2009- The troops are always writing thanking us for the care packages we send them. The best care packages we send over are those that come to us from our fellow average folks across America.  It's average folks who are deployed, and it's average folks who are doing the bulk of good for them. We're just helping to get it done. So here are some of the beautiful people in different states who have spent their time and money to do something wonderful for absolute strangers -- whom they respect and care about very deeply.  The picture quality isn't great because they're scans of digital pictures included in the care packages so the troops know who is looking out for them, but you get the point.  May God Bless them, and may God Bless each and every one of our amazing troops.   carepackagegiversfl1web carepackagegiversut1web carepackagegiversut2web carepackagegiversut4web carepackagegiversutweb3                     Just look at their faces.   These are America's true "beautiful people."   Don't you wish you knew people like this?   Well you do.  They're all around you.   And by the way -- just look in the mirror.   If you weren't one of them, you wouldn't be reading this. You too can be a hero to the troops!  Just follow the instructions for Care Packages on the front page of our website.          

Missile Defense System Test Destroys 2 Inbound Simultaneously

HONOLULU - November 7, 2007 - The developing U.S. missile defense system intercepted 2 test ballistic missiles for the first time today.  The engineers report it is a technological first.  The missile defense system destroyed two test ballistic missile targets simultaneously in space 100 miles above the Pacific Ocean. The USS Lake Erie fired two interceptors to shoot down two short-range ballistic missiles fired within minutes of one another from a testing range on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.   Learn More.

American Destroyers Sink Pirate Ships

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 MANAMA, Bahrain American warships fought pirates who seized a tanker off the coast of Somalia and another vessel northeast of Mogadishu. They sank  two pirate vessels and pursued a hijacked skiff carrying some of the fleeing hijackers.  Learn More.

50 Taliban Fighters Killed

Monday, October 29, 2007 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - In a six-hour battle in southern Afghanistan more than 50 Taliban fighters were killed or wounded. U.S.-led coalition forces raided a compound in the northeast suspected of housing Al Qaeda facilitators, killing several militants on Sunday. "More than 50 enemies were killed or wounded" and 13 others detained during the operation, said Afghanistan's Defense Ministry. Learn More.

80 Taliban Fighters Killed

Saturday, October 27, 2007 KABUL, Afghanistan U.S.-led coalition forces killed about 80 Taliban fighters during a six-hour battle outside a Taliban-controlled town in southern Afghanistan on Saturday.  The coalition reported that four bombs were dropped on a trench line filled with Taliban fighters, which resulted in most of the deaths.  Learn More .

The Medal of Honor

050628-N-0000X-002This Monday, October 22, 2007, President Bush on behalf of the Nation publicly honored fallen Navy SEAL Mike Murphy by presenting his grieving parents with the Medal of Honor - and privately honored their sacrifice by wearing a dog tag they'd given him moments before.

"He took his deployment personally. He was going after, and his team was going after, the men who planned, plotted against and attacked not only the United States, but the city he loved, New York," said his father. "He knew what he was fighting for." It is because of the character of men like Lt. Mike Murphy that our children live in safety and  businesses prosper in a stable environment.  And it is darn well time that we all (businesses included) start standing up like real men and real women for our neighbors like Mike Murphy who stand up for all of us.

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