"Thank You" messages from our Troops!Your Donations make A Big Difference to the morale of all our military troops.
I believe we received some knitted items from you back around the Holidays. We are getting ready to come home now, and I was going through my desk and found the sticker that was with your gifts. I watched a couple of your scarves and hats come in handy for some of the female Soldiers in my office during the Winter months here in Kuwait. I wanted to tell you thanks, and I hope "better late than never" applies in this case. God bless you and know that we all appreciate gifts that are made from the heart when we are far from home. VR, CW4 S. R. B.
I received a box with a hand-made scarf. It
had your email on it. I wanted to say thank you. Take care!
Sincerely SPC G., V.
I recently received a scarf made by you from one of the organization here on post that passes morale items out to the troops to boost their spirit. I wanted to say thank you, because it took me home for a minute with my family and back in time to when my great grandma taught my how to knit. My mother taught my how to crochet. I mostly enjoy simple sewing projects and hook eye work. My patience to sit still that long and work on a big tasks does not work for me. I like to be on the go. I have a joy for working with wood, by painting and building. Once again thank you. Your support is appreciated. S. S. SGT
I am just emailing you to say thank you for the scarf that I received today in my operation gratitude package. It is very pretty, I love scarves and I have over 12 that I have purchased here. I am currently in Kosovo. My name is J. M. and I am from ****. I have a 6 yr old son whose name is ****, he is in the 1st grade. We will be leaving Kosovo and going home around the end of July and I can't wait to be able to hold my son and start working my way back into my normal routine at home. I have been in the Army since 2000. I was active duty for almost 4 yrs and when I got out I got and missed it so I joined the National Guard. I work for **** at home in the mail room. Once again thanks for the scarf, I can't wait to be able to wear it at home. It snows a lot in ***. It is currently snowing a lot here in Kosovo. Feel free to write me back whenever you want! I would love to hear from you. Thanks so much again. J. M.
Hello; my name is SFC J. C. and I am currently stationed at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. I wanted to say thank you for the knitted cap I recently received in a care package from Operation Gratitude. My friend and I (whom I have cc:d) are fighting over the knitted cap (ha). We appreciate the things you do for us while we are deployed. Please take care and we'll do our best to do the same. V/r, SFC J. C. Detachment Sergeant 255th Medical Detachment
Hi, thank you so much for making the wonderful scarf
that I got in my box today from Operation Gratitude. I plan on sending it
to my daughter in Germany. She will love it, especially because of the camoflauge
pattern - "just like Daddy".
I am a battalion commander assigned to Baghdad and on behalf of the 1800 Soldiers that are in my battalion, thank you for sharing your love with my Soldiers. It is wonderful to know that we have the support and backing of the American citizens and this proves to us that we are cared for and not forgotten.
Again, thanks and God bless you, T., L. M LTC
I attached a picture of some members of our unit while we posed for a picture at the Great Ziggurat of Ur, which is a historical place close to where our base is. If you google ziggurat, you will see there is allot of history behind it. Thank you again. Sincerely v/r K. M. 1LT
I, SFC G., would like to thank you so much for taking the time to hand-make a gift for a service member. This really expresses great gratitude and tremendous support on your behalf. I will definitely use this gift and treasure it from here on. Thank you so much once again! NOTE: The gift in the care package was a black miniature quilt sent from Encino, California. Sincerely, SFC B. G. B Company
Hello and I want to thank you and all of your fellow
Operation Gratitude volunteers. I want to thank you for all of the wonderful
things that you all do for us here, I also want to thank you on behalf of all the
Soldiers, NCO's and Officers of Charlie Company 121st Brigade Support Battalion.
I am truly thankful because of what these packages represent, I feel the love and
care and most importantly the thought that went into the preparation and sending
of these packages.
I can't thank you enough; these packages have uplifted the spirits of many of my Soldiers!! These packages are just wonderful reminders that they are never alone and that they are loved; it just help them push on! Please take this little e-mail as a small token of my appreciation. God Bless you all!!!! V/R SFC J. E. Platoon Sergeant COB Adder
I and my fellow Soldiers and Sailors greatly appreciate the care packages that have been sent. All items have been distributed to the Soldiers and Sailors in order to make the time in Iraq that much easier. We see that this is a very large organization operation and please know that your service to us will not be forgotten. Again, thank you very much. 1SG C. C.
People always say how proud and appreciative they are for my service. The truth is I don’t think I would be strong enough for this if it wasn’t for the support from my family, friends, and even the big hearts of strangers. Thank you so much for the care package. I hope you all have a great year. SPC K. W.
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