[Wreaths Across America eNewsletter #148] Prayers for flood victims…

From the Wreaths Across America organization.


08/29/2017 WAA eNewsletter - Weekly
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WAA Extends Our Prayers

U.S. Coast Guard Heartland

U.S. Coast Guard Heartland

U.S. Coast Guard is conducting urban search and rescue in the greater Houston area.
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These 11 Photos Show How the Military is Helping the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

These 11 Photos Show How the Military is Helping the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Military units from across the country have converged to assist those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
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From This Past Weekend’s Events

"My Soldier Was My Hero" A Welcome Home Tribute for Vietnam Veterans And Their Families

“My Soldier Was My Hero” A Welcome Home Tribute for Vietnam Veterans And Their Families

A new addition to the Wreaths Across America Museum honors the valor and sacrifice of military veterans from the Vietnam War era. Special guests like Helen Johnson Richards and her daughter…
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A New Partnership Announced

WAA Gives a

Wreaths Across America (WAA) and Chris Kyle Frog Foundation Work Together

Since first meeting the Wreaths Across America (WAA) team and Worcester family last fall, Taya Kyle, Founder and Executive Director of Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF), has been impressed with WAA’s “ripple effect of kindness.”
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WAA Wednesday Webinar

Wreaths Across America Webinars

Wreaths Across America Webinars

Fundraising Ideas – Helping Supporters Make The Personal Connection. This past week we talked with two members of the WAA team who found unique ways to encourage others to honor more veterans.
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Top Social Media Stories This Week

96-Year-Old Veteran Gets His Wish of Visiting US Navy Station

96-Year-Old Veteran Gets His Wish of Visiting US Navy Station

NEWPORT, R.I. – A 96-year-old World War II veteran who dreamed of returning to a Navy installation to reminisce about his more than 20-year naval career got his wish on Thursday.
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For Lyons Girl Scout, No Buried Veteran Will Be Forgotten

For Lyons Girl Scout, No Buried Veteran Will Be Forgotten

It took many visits to five cemeteries and lots of trudging row by row, but Lyons 16-year-old Caylin Guest has reached her goal of compiling a list of Lyons veterans who are buried there.
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145 Paratroopers Return From Iraq, And Reunite With Families

145 Paratroopers Return From Iraq, And Reunite With Families

The soldiers were among thousands of Fort Bragg troops involved in the anti-ISIS fight, with the Combined Joint Task Force led by local troops from the 18th Airborne Corps.
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Mark Your Calendars – Invite Your Friends

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Do you know of a patriotic story for or about our veterans, that we should be sharing? We would love to hear it!

You can submit the basic details here, and we will follow up with you.
Note: Have you ever had a conversation with a “reporter-bot?” We set this up to collect stories 24/7 or whenever it is convenient for you, and then the WAA Social Media Team can join the conversation. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Join us on December 16th (the 3rd Saturday in December), 2017 for National Wreaths Across America Day. Use this map to find a location and sign up to volunteer. Can’t find a location near you? You can start one (adding new locations for 2017)!

“Remember this…. In truth a person dies twice, once when he stops breathing, and a second time when somebody mentions his or her name for the last time. Join us in December when over one million volunteers nationwide, will say the names of a million fallen out loud, to make sure they will never be forgotten.”
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This Week’s Newsletter Is Sponsored By:

MISSION BBQ donates over $200k to Wreaths Across America

MISSION BBQ donates over $200k to Wreaths Across America

MISSION BBQ presented a $228,000 donation to Wreaths Across America (WAA) on Monday, to help fund the non-profit’s efforts to honor fallen veterans. The funds, raised…
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08/29/2017 WAA eNewsletter - Weekly
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About Michael Barbour

Michael K. Barbour is Associate Professor of Instructional Design for the College of Education and Health Sciences at Touro University California. He has been involved with K-12 online learning in a variety of countries for well over a decade as a researcher, teacher, course designer and administrator. Michael's research focuses on the effective design, delivery and support of K-12 online learning, particularly for students located in rural jurisdictions.
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