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Netroots For The Troops®: “Nobody Understands”

Note: Cross-posted at Daily Kos. My wife’s cousin, I’ll call her “Mary”, followed her father into the military. She did a couple of tours in Iraq then came home to help out with the family tomato farm in southern Indiana. … Continue reading

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NFTT Blogathon Diary Round-up

Monday, February 20 4:00 pm: Netroots For The Troops®: You’re the boss by Dragon5616. 6:00 pm: $1000 for Matching, Netroots For The Troops®, How Did We Do Last Year? by TexDem. Tuesday, February 21 11:00 am: Why Netroots for the Troops? It’s still personal by Onomastic. … Continue reading

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Support Their Sacrifice

Note: Cross-posted at Daily Kos. In 2008, Netroots For the Troops® began raising money to send specially designed care packages to our soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sending our troops practical items like socks, gloves, and LED flashlights, as well as … Continue reading

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Sen. John Kerry Writes In Support Of Netroots for the Troops®

Note: Cross-posted at Daily Kos. Just a quick post about your “Netroots for Troops” annual care package drive: Simply: I hope you know it matters. And please don’t just take my word for it, and yes, one of the things … Continue reading

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Netroots For The Troops®: Deployment Is A Dirty Word

Note: Cross-posted at Daily Kos. For military families, Deployment is a dirty word. It not only means our loved one will be leaving, first for weeks of training, then for months on end in Afghanistan or the surrounding area. It means … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Servicemembers, Veterans, And Military Families

Note: Cross-posted at Daily Kos. I was the little sister. When I was three, my oldest brother, Don Reed, left for the military, followed in a few years by my brother John, and a few years later by my brother … Continue reading

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Netroots for the Troops® Round-up (2/23/2012)

Note: Cross-posted at Daily Kos. Netroots For The Troops® is holding a blogathon this week, Feb. 20-24, to raise funds to send Care Packages to soldiers overseas and, this year for the first time, we are also sending Care Packages domestically … Continue reading

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Netroots For The Troops®: You’re The Boss

Note: Cross-posed at Daily Kos. Today Netroots For The Troops® is kicking off a week-long campaign to raise money to send care packages to our troops. I am honored to be part of the effort. What follows is adapted from myearlier diary for … Continue reading

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Netroots for the Troops®, 2012 Press Release

Note: Cross-posed at Daily Kos. It’s that time of year again, fundraising for Netroots for the Troops®. Next week we’ll launch a Blogathon. Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse has been working tirelessly organizing this. Along with all the multitude of things she has … Continue reading