Tag: Veterans’

Remember Our Fallen U.S. Veterans

Wreaths Across America (WAA) When a volunteer places a wreath on a veteran’s grave on National Wreaths Across America Day, we encourage them to speak that veteran’s name aloud, thank them for their service and sacrifice, and reflect on that person and their life. Along with our wreath-laying ceremonies at cemeteries throughout the country, WAA…

Card Making for Veterans

Pam Costner The Papercrafters are busy making thank you cards (about 260 cards) for the Arizona Veteran’s Hospital in Tucson. The facility holds about 200 patients and also has a community living center for about 60 residents. The staff will use these cards on Veterans Day to thank those individuals for their service. If you…

The Cold War

Ross Dunfee It is impossible for this writer to pen a history of the “Cold War” (war without heated conflict) in 500 words, so please forgive my inadequacies. The Cold War, like so many actions, is wrought in fear. After World War II the USA and other nations feared the expansion of communism. It also…

Donate to Support Our Troops by purchasing items on Amazon

What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate…

Cards for Troops

  Pam Costner On Sunday, February 11, some of the Papercrafters got together to create cards to be put into care packages that are sent to the Troops. The Papercrafters sent over 400 handmade cards that include sentiments such as: Happy Birthday, Thinking of You, Just Because, Happy Anniversary, along with some cards with no…

SOT – AZ kicks off Veterans Week Fundraising Events

Jeff Jones Our Veterans Day golf tournament/annual fundraising week began with our Military Appreciation Dinner, Canned Food Drive, Bake Sale and Live Auction on November 5. Over 140 attendees enjoyed a wonderful evening honoring ou.eterans and other distinguished guests. Some of our Robso.eterans displayed memorabilia from their military service, which enhanced the program. The evening…

AZ and TX resident honor fallen soldiers

Layne Jones Fifty-six SOT-AZ supporters from Robson Ranch, AZ along with 11 SOT supporters from Robson Ranch, Texas toured the World War II landing beaches in Normandy, France June 27-July 1, 2017. SOT honored the fallen soldiers at the American Cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach, one of the major landing beaches of the liberation invasion for…

SOT – AZ Enjoy Memorable Fundraising Cruise

Layne Jones Sixty-seven SOT-AZ and SOT-TEXAS members, along with their friends and relatives, cruised the Rhine River from Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland from July 1-8, 2017. Many of our cruisers joined together the week prior to the cruise in Normandy, France to commemorate D-Day, a very moving experience for all. The cruise, aboard…