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#USOKandahar .... It's National Volunteer Week! USO Kandahar would like to thank all the Volunteers, past and present, for their selfless work and dedication! We love y'all! ‪#‎NVW2016‬ ‪#‎USOConnects‬ ‪#‎NationalVolunteerWeek‬

#USOKandahar .... It's National Volunteer Week! USO Kandahar would like to thank all the Volunteers, past and present, for their selfless work and dedication! We love y'all! ‪#‎NVW2016‬ ‪#‎USOConnects‬ ‪#‎NationalVolunteerWeek‬

I loved spending my summers between school since 6th grade, 5 days a week, 8a-4:30p, every single day volunteering at the VA with all the veterans. Getting to hear them talk about their time in service and about life afterwards and their families. Had to stop at 17 years old to step up and raise my nephew and niece bc my sister had a lot of health problems and had to be bed ridden for a very long time, then it became school and them. And now loving life more then ever with him and the…

I loved spending my summers between school since 6th grade, 5 days a week, 8a-4:30p, every single day volunteering at the VA with all the veterans. Getting to hear them talk about their time in service and about life afterwards and their families. Had to stop at 17 years old to step up and raise my nephew and niece bc my sister had a lot of health problems and had to be bed ridden for a very long time, then it became school and them. And now loving life more then ever with him and the…

His smile was so charming, the little guy came pretty close to landing a new home in the White House.

“Michelle, I think we just decided we’re gonna take Jedi home,” Obama said to his wife as the couple shook hands with volunteers who had gathered at a local high school to help military families. “It’s pretty tempting, pretty tempting. Of course, I didn’t change any diapers yet.”

His smile was so charming, the little guy came pretty close to landing a new home in the White House. “Michelle, I think we just decided we’re gonna take Jedi home,” Obama said to his wife as the couple shook hands with volunteers who had gathered at a local high school to help military families. “It’s pretty tempting, pretty tempting. Of course, I didn’t change any diapers yet.”

Think freedom is free, think again, but then think about all the lives wasted in the unnecessary war in Iraq, that was based on lies, & the fact that Iraq is NOT free either....

Think freedom is free, think again, but then think about all the lives wasted in the unnecessary war in Iraq, that was based on lies, & the fact that Iraq is NOT free either....

How to make a blessing bag for the homeless - part of a great series on making closer families through "Happy Family Habits"

Happy Family Habit #10: Creating a Blessing Bag

How to make a blessing bag for the homeless - part of a great series on making closer families through "Happy Family Habits"

Nice little gift to show appreciation for police officers you know. This would make a great project for elementary school kids to give  officers in their community.

12 Months of Family Service Projects

Nice little gift to show appreciation for police officers you know. This would make a great project for elementary school kids to give officers in their community.

Eight Great Ideas When Writing Letters to Recruits at Basic Training

Eight Great Ideas When Writing Letters to Recruits at Basic Training

So now your son or daughter, boyfriend or girlfriend, brother, sister or friend has headed off to Basic Training or Boot Camp. These next 8 to 10 weeks, or in the case of Marines 13 weeks.

#USOKandahar ........   Honoring our USO volunteers during National Volunteer Week! Thank you to our volunteers who serve those who serve!

#USOKandahar ........ Honoring our USO volunteers during National Volunteer Week! Thank you to our volunteers who serve those who serve!

Watch 24/7 Sara Turnley Volunteer at www.projectsanctuary.us and her Dad 28 Year Navy Veteran Andrew Turnley with 28 Years of Service including on Destroyers and now helping Project Sanctuary with their Military and Veterans Family Retreats across America. They talk about Project Sanctuary and the 5/21/16 Project Sanctuary GALA in Denver with about 250 participants from across America. More amazing videos will be posted this week! Please SHARE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUzfXjaiBHw

Watch 24/7 Sara Turnley Volunteer at www.projectsanctuary.us and her Dad 28 Year Navy Veteran Andrew Turnley with 28 Years of Service including on Destroyers and now helping Project Sanctuary with their Military and Veterans Family Retreats across America. They talk about Project Sanctuary and the 5/21/16 Project Sanctuary GALA in Denver with about 250 participants from across America. More amazing videos will be posted this week! Please SHARE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUzfXjaiBHw

Civil War POW records at NPS.gov. Found my ancestor, who was imprisoned at Andersonville, GA, here.

Civil War POW records at NPS.gov. Found my ancestor, who was imprisoned at Andersonville, GA, here.

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