Happy Flag Day…and Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army!

Today our country celebrates not one but two special occasions — Flag Day and the 237th birthday of the U.S. Army…

We have MUCH to be thankful for…..please join us as we honor our flag and pay tribute to those who — past and present — protect and defend the country it represents. Learn more about Flag Day here: National Flag Day Foundation

Happy birthday to the U.S. Army and best wishes to our Army friends — active-duty and reserve Soldiers, Veterans and their loved ones! THANK YOU for your service!

Gen. Raymond T. Odierno,  the 38th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, shares a birthday greeting of his own:

HOOAH! Finally, many thanks to all of you who generously support our efforts to support our Military. Remember: Every donation of $15 helps send another care package! Please consider making a donation today: Donate Now


P.S. K-12 Students, don’t forget: We want YOU to enter the “Pictures for Patriots” art contest before the deadline on July 10. Read all about it and get more details here: 2012 Pictures for Patriots Contest

About Operation Gratitude

Operation Gratitude annually sends 200,000+ care packages to Veterans, First Responders, New Recruits, Wounded Heroes, their Care Givers, and to individually named U.S. service members deployed overseas and their families waiting at home. Each package is filled with food, entertainment, hygiene and hand-made items, as well as personal letters of support. Our mission is to lift the spirits and meet the evolving needs of the Military and First Responder communities, and provide volunteer opportunities for civilians anywhere in America to express their appreciation to all who serve our nation. Each package contains donated product valued between $45 and $100 and costs our organization $15 to assemble and ship. Since its inception in 2003, Operation Gratitude volunteers have shipped more than 1.6 Million Care Packages.
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4 Responses to Happy Flag Day…and Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army!

  1. Jack Benton says:

    Reblogged this on EHS Safety News America and commented:
    Fly Your Flag Today!

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