Category Archives: Bears On Deployment

Day 208: Military Child of the Week – Bears For Deployment

Military Child of the Week – Bears for Deployment
October 24, 2011

It’s Monday and that’s an exciting time around General Sarge HQ! That means it’s time for another Military Child of the Week Salute! Please let your military friends know about this salute and be sure to make nominations!

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Day 208 - Military Child of the Week - Bears F...

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We’ve been working hard over the past few weeks training up some very special bears as part of our Gift-A-Bear Campaign. Now we have members of the General Sarge Unit trained and ready for deployment.

I’m so happy with how all these bears have went through the training process and represent a number of branches of the military. While I’m an Army bear because my human-owner is in the Army, we want to make sure kids and families in all branches of the military are encouraged with furry friends.

This group has been trained and they’re ready for deployment!

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Day 181: Deploying Navy Gift-A-Bears

Deploying Navy Gift-A-Bears – September 2, 2011

While General Sarge is an Army bear, our mission here at General Sarge HQ is one of encouraging all branches of the military. That of course means our Gift-A-Bear Campaign reaches out to every branch of the service.

Day 181 - Market Alternatives LLC Bear Deployment

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Today we’re giving a big “Two paws up” to Larry DePauw and Market Alternatives LLC in Newark, New York. Larry’s daughter, ENS Alea DePauw, USN, works in a mother-infant unit at the Naval Hospital in San Diego. Of course that means she has lots of little Navy babies to care for. Not only does she meet Navy babies but Alea also said in an email to me she meets “a lot of military families from all branches that have a father deployed with infants and young children at home.”

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