Tag: Support Our Troops

Material Girls—Come Join the Fun!

Susie Klopp We are busy this summer working on projects for our families and the November Craft Fair, but we are also thinking ahead to all the holidays that happen in the fall. One of our members found a printed panel of an eagle and the American flag. So, a group of us got together…

U.S. Military History: The Star-Spangled Banner

Ross Dunfee At the outset of the 19th century, Great Britain was locked in a long and bitter conflict with Napoleon Bonaparte’s France. Both France and Great Britain attempted to block the United States from trading with the other, and restrict the USA from westward expansion. Beginning in 1812, Napoleon began to encounter the first…

Support Our Troops–AZ Makes Donation to VFW

Eddie Peters, Secretary, SOT-AZ Support Our Troops–AZ board members and members Rick Kvangnes, Eddie Peters, Bob Rohl, and Larry Zimmerman presented a check on May 24 for $3,000 to Commander Lori Byrne of VFW Post 1677 of Casa Grande. SOT–AZ will donate more than $85,000 this year to veterans’ causes and organizations. Help us at…

Military History: Women in War

Ross Dunfee Women have been participants in war since time began. In colonial days women used firearms to protect home, property, and loved ones. During the Revolution, Civil War, World Wars, and multiple other skirmishes, women often fought quietly alongside male comrades, but not as part of the uniformed services. During WWII able-bodied men were…

Support Our Troops–AZ Honors and Helps Veterans

SOT–AZ presented a check for $20,000 to HOHP.

Eddie Peters More than 60 Vietnam veterans from Robson Ranch received a pin from the Vietnam War Commemorative Partner Program on April 14 at an event sponsored by Support Our Troops–AZ (SOT–AZ). That same day, SOT–AZ presented a check for $20,000 to Honoring/Hiring/Helping Our Heroes (HOHP), the leading veteran support organization in Pinal County. Robson Ranch residents…

U.S. Military History: Memorial Day Poppies

Ross Dunfee World War I concluded with about 10 million military personnel killed, and a like number of civilians. One particularly bloody battle during WWI was at the Second Battle of Ypres (Belgium) where, on April 22, 1915, Germany fired 150 tons of lethal chlorine gas against two French and Algerian Divisions and two days…

Support Our Troops—AZ Makes Donations

Presenting the check to DAV

Eddie Peters, Secretary, SOT—AZ Support Our Troops—AZ (SOT) of Robson Ranch honors those who have honored us through their service and supports those who have sacrificed for us through military service. The organization raises money to support veterans and military organizations and veterans in need. In March, SOT—AZ made two donations. The first was $6,750…