This worthy program is been spearheaded byAuxiliary Unit 206 since 2006.
Thank you letters are received from time to time, and we emphasize that this program is greatly appreciated by the troops. Below is a note and picture received on April 10, 2017 ATTESTING TO THE VALUE OF THIS PROGRAM:
I am hoping this message reaches you all well and may be passed forward to Rosalie and all of the Chesapeake Beach American Legion who has supported us through our deployment. We continue to receive wonderful care packages from your organization and appreciate it very much. You have brought many smiles and happiness to everyone in our CSH. We have been able to pack up goodies and send them forward throughout the Middle East. I have pulled these email addresses from the newsletter that Rosalie encloses in our packages. I am sorry if I reached anyone by mistake. I will return from deployment next month (May 2017). While I am visiting home in Maryland in late May, I would love to bring a small token of our appreciation to the American Legion if anyone would be available to receive it. If not, please provide a mailing address where I can send items.
CPT Lauren Scherer
Army Nurse Corps
31st Combat Support Hospital Cpt. Scherer and friends
You can help by donating any of the following items:
and Lip balm
Gold Bond foot powder
Word Search & Puzzle books
Baby wipes - unscented
Antibacterial hand sanitizer
face soap for sensitive skin
Mini board games
Eye wash (Visine)
Hard candy (Individually wrapped
Little Debbie's (No Chocolate)
Microwave Popcorn (no butter)
Snack size hags of Dorito's, Cheese Curls
Or Frito's (regular chips are too fragile)
Cheese or Peanut Butter cracker
Crystal Light (Individual)
donations are also appreciated to help with postage. Please leave behind the bar marked: Operation
Good Day Ms. Rosalie Russell,
Allow me to introduce myself, I am SSG Quinzy Johnson the RC East (Afghanistan) NCOIC for a groups of Soldiers fortunate enough to be sponsored through your organization. I say fortunate because it’s an amazing testament to the kindness of complete strangers as we make our sacrifices in service to our Country. We are aware that your organization (the American Legion) is comprised of Veterans and for your service we say, “Thank you”. The blessings that you have given us from your care packages can never be appreciated enough. We are truly grateful! As we deal with the stress, struggles and obstacles of this challenging deployment knowing that there is someone back “home” thinking of us (without even knowing us) helps us fight through it all.
Our unit is stationed out of Fort Meade, MD. I haven’t had the opportunity to visit Chesapeake Beach but I will try and find the time once I return to the States. I would love to meet the wonderful heroes of your Legion and shake their hands. From the publications, letters and newsletters to the food treats everything reminded us of home. Again, thank you! Your “continued” efforts giving back to the military inspires us to want to do more after our careers end. Please on behalf of my team here in Afghanistan, thank everyone within the Legion. It is an honor to know that we are all joined as a military family. You have become our extended family of sorts!
Quinzy A.' Johnson
COMCAM NCOIC Detachment NCOIC
Thanks for your support!!!!
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