November 20, 2008
I got involved with Silver Star Families after one of my sons best buddies in the MANG was injured, and trying to navigate the complex VA system to get his rating. He wanted to continue serving, but couldn't do so until he got his rating. After talking with him and hearing the hoops he had to jump through and continue to jump through, I wanted to make a difference. I'm a vet myself, but served during the Cold War, I wanted to make a change and difference for the returning vets, especially the National Guard service member. Especially since they are like the forgotten ones of the military. In researching organizations, I came across Silver Star families, and read what they were all about, Honoring our Wounded. That was an organization I wanted to be involved with. This organization truly cares about the wounded and trying to make changes for their benefit. I am proud to be apart of this great organization.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
The Thanks from the wounded.
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
They treat everyone involved like family.
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
Go far, and reach so many of our wounded servicemembers
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
MY ROLE:Volunteer & write letters to the wounded,send care packages,working on proclomations from cities to declare May1st Silver Star Day.