Sunday, November 11, 2007

Veterans Day

November 11 is Veterans Day (observed tomorrow). In honor of that, I'm passing along this list of things you can do to support the troops that made its way into my mailbox:

(With apologies to David Letterman)

10. Post a message on the Wounded Heroes Tribute page
Go to to send a message to someone recovering from injuries.

9. Knit or crochet a helmet liner
Go to to download the pattern.

8. Donate Phone Cards
Go to , to send phone cards to our troops overseas.

7. Send Books
Go to , to find out how to send books to our troops in Iraq, Afghanistan and in military hospitals.

6. Help Provide Groceries
Go to , to help provide groceries for service families.

5. Donate Your Frequent Flyer Miles
Go to , to help service men and women get back to their families.

4. Support the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes
Go to to help wounded and disabled veterans

3. Visit
Get names and addresses of service men and women and send them care packages.

2. Give To Homes For Our Troops
Call 866-7-troops, to donate to build or remodel accessible homes for severely injured veterans

1. Call Your Congressman
Tell him Dennis Kucinich is right. Impeach Bush and Cheney Now!

1 comment:

  1. I'm hoping politics in Iraq turns out no worse than it does in the US.

    How about lighting a fire under the Dems and getting them to pass a VA bill?

    Are there any liberals left?

    Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty. - John F. Kennedy