Thread: Phone Cards for the Troops
11-13-2004, 12:01 PM #1
Phone Cards for the Troops
I'm putting this in the general forum instead of the political forum since it really isn't politics and a lot of you don't go in the political forum. But this really touched me, and wanted to pass it on. Also a friend has already checked it out it is a very legimate need.
So sad...the number ONE request at Walter Reed hospital is phone cards.
Because the government doesn't pay LD phone charges and these guys, many of them amputees, are rationing their calls home. Many will be there throughout the holidays.
Remember that most are from poor families. They are having a hard time
keeping in touch with their families especially this time of year.
Support the troops. Send phone cards of any amount to:
Medical Family Assistance Center
Walter Reed Medical Center
6900 Georgia Avenue, NW
Building 2, Third Floor, Room 3E01
Washington, DC 20307-5001
They say they need an "endless" supply of these -- any amount even $5 is
11-13-2004, 12:39 PM #2
thats really cool bro **** I might be able to help out when im there Im a field wireman and I know how to tap into comercial lines and make calls anywhere at ft.bragg I was running comercial lines everywhere everyone wanted a line which was cool cause the dumb ass C.O. said we couldnt bring cell phones even though we were on a 2 week field opp. gonna suck when they get the bill be friend was telling me about how he made a 4 hour phone call to cali I was laphen my ass off the field opp was kind of pointless anyways
11-13-2004, 12:40 PM #3
I am going to do what I can.
11-13-2004, 12:59 PM #4
thats awesome, just think if everyone on the board sent $5.........this needs to be kept at the top bros...........BUMP
11-13-2004, 01:02 PM #5
i just made a little banner here at work saying exaclty what HBB said. Gonna see if i can get random ppl that come in to help out.....can't hurt right??
11-13-2004, 01:45 PM #6Originally Posted by Mart651
11-13-2004, 05:26 PM #7
This is definitly important...bump
11-13-2004, 06:18 PM #8
dam good idea, and great to see this kind of thread... god bless them
11-13-2004, 06:35 PM #9
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11-13-2004, 11:53 PM #11
11-14-2004, 09:22 AM #12Member
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11-14-2004, 11:17 AM #13
11-14-2004, 11:21 AM #14
Yeah, these guys have busted a gut for their country only to be left this way, im sure the least we can do is cough up a few quid for a phone card for then.
Mines gonna be on the way tommorow
11-14-2004, 05:03 PM #15
11-14-2004, 05:23 PM #16
Keepin this at the top... I think I have a few phone cards put away somewhere from when my GF went to NY last summer, im gonna see if I can find them and send them ... they deserve it!
11-14-2004, 05:45 PM #17
come on ya'll, keep this at the top
11-14-2004, 09:48 PM #18
wow really glad to see so many of you guys so willing to help.
11-14-2004, 09:49 PM #19
great idea man, glad i read this thread
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