The Blog: I never thought about the Troops. Then one random event in 2009 changed everything. The post about it is: A Sailor Wrecks My Indifference. Inspired, I adopted a Soldier and that led me to help over 800 Troops. Here’s the good, bad, funny, sometimes heartbreaking and always honest story. By sharing, I’m hoping to:
1. inspire others to care
2. maybe even put that care into action.
3. help close the divide between military and civilians
The letters and objects in the header are all things that Troops have sent me.
Me: I’m Italian, German, Filipino, and Chamoru so of course I was born in Queens. I’m a Creative Director and writer in Advertising. I have a beautiful little girl named Sofia who has a great voice and even better sense of humor. I have supported various military charities including Soldiers’ Angels, Adopt A U.S. Soldier, Cup of Joe, IAVA (Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America), Wounded Warriors, USO, and Active Heroes. Below is a pic of me freezing at the IAVA pre-parade meet-up on Veterans Day 11-11-11.
You can reach me here: firstname.lastname@example.org
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