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021312: Military Child of the Week Salute

Military Child of the Week Salute – Driscoll Kids
February 13, 2012

It’s time for our Military Child of the Week Salute! Every Monday we salute a military child for their sacrifice as a parent – or in some cases both parents – are deployed serving our country.

If you’d like to nominate a military child for our weekly salute it’s easy to do!

Nominate a Military Child for the Weekly Military Salute – Click Here!

021312 Driscoll Family

021312 Driscoll Family (Photo credit: drrus2000)

 Today we are saluting and giving a big “Two paws up” to the Driscoll kids!

Please say hello to Luca, Ava Mae and Ella Rose. Their father is U.S. Marine Corporal Timothy B. Driscoll. This is a great family picture with Mom – TaraLynn – in the picture too!

They are a great looking family and we are thrilled to salute them here at General Sarge HQ today too.

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011912: Saluting A Wounded Hero!

Saluting A Wounded Hero – SFC Jeffrey Hackett
January 19, 2012

As you know one of the main things we do here at General Sarge HQ is deploy teddy bears to military children through our Gift-A-Bear Campaign. Our vision statement is “Comforting Military Families One Furry Friend At A Time”. Furry friends are the best and of course you know we’re also very huggable.  A few weeks we received an email from someone asking if we deploy teddy bears only to children. Of course we responded saying…

“We deploy teddy bears to any military family needing comfort and encouragement”. 

011912 Wounded Hero - SFC Hackett Recovery

Image by drrus2000 via Flickr

With that in mind today we are proud and honored to recognize a Wounded Hero from FT. Drum, New York.

Please say hello to SFC Jeffrey Hackett who joined the Army in 1995. SFC Hackett is assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Stability Transition Team stationed out of Fort Drum.

SFC Hackett lost his leg above the knee and was shot twice in the side and neck during an IED roadside bomb attack in Iraq on August 15, 2011.  He’s undergone multiple surgeries to attempt some reconstruction of his right arm and shoulder and still has a number of surgeries ahead of him for other wounds sustained in the attack.

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