Tag Archives: Camp Pendleton

…Gold Star Mothers Keep Giving…

We hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving holiday. We are grateful for all the volunteers who came to the armory on Friday and Saturday to help assemble thousands of Operation Gratitude care packages. (See the photo albums on our Facebook page.) … Continue reading

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A “Concert That Cares”: Phil Vassar to Perform at Camp Pendleton

Operation Gratitude and KKGO/GoCountry 105 are proud to present “A Concert That Cares,” the second in a series of free concerts for Military personnel and their families. On Thursday, September 20, 2012, country music star and singer-songwriter Phil Vassar will … Continue reading

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Breaking: Update on Marine Needing Kidney

Thursday, 8/11/11 – More news: Jake continues to recover well from the surgery. Today the name of Jake’s kidney donor — a Marine,  2nd Lt. Patrick Wayland, of Midland, Texas — was made public, along with information regarding the circumstances … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Young Marine Needs Kidney Transplant

(NOTE: Jake received a donated kindney — please see: BREAKING UPDATE for all the details.)  In March of this year, we posted here about a young man, USMC Sergeant Jake Chadwick. As you’ll recall, Jake needs a kidney transplant as both of … Continue reading

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Marine Corporal receives Victory Motorcycle; Volunteers, Dignitaries send support to Ronald Reagan Strike Group

The mood at the Van Nuys National Guard Armory was both celebratory and respectful on June 5 as hundreds of Operation Gratitude volunteers and special guests gathered to assemble care packages for Sailors and Marines assigned to Ronald Reagan Strike Group, … Continue reading

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Young Marine Needs Kidney Transplant

CAN YOU HELP THIS MARINE? Victoria Chadwick’s husband, U.S. Marine Sgt. Jake Chadwick, was deployed to Iraq in 2008. During Jake’s deployment, Victoria volunteered all her free time at Operation Gratitude, and became an instant and beloved member of the … Continue reading

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