Christmas Cards - Recovering Soldier - TwoWheelForum: Motorcycle and Sportbike forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-09-2007, 01:18 PM Thread Starter

 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 2,448
Christmas Cards - Recovering Soldier

When you are making out your Christmas card list this year, please include the following:
A Recovering American Soldier
c/o Walter Reed Army Medical Center
6900 Georgia Avenue,NW
Washington,D.C. 20307-5001




If you don't mind, that is... and thanks in advance.

Amblyopic is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-09-2007, 02:23 PM
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 1,809
Awesome Suggestion this was posted on my forum too!!
TaintedLove is offline  
post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-09-2007, 02:57 PM Thread Starter

 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 2,448
Quote:
Originally Posted by TaintedLove View Post
Awesome Suggestion this was posted on my forum too!!
Yup, got it from a great friend of mine.... Her husband (actually the guy who taught me how to ride) is a crew chief of UH-60 Blackhawks.... he's on his 3rd tour in Iraq...
Amblyopic is offline  
post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-09-2007, 03:10 PM
TWF Champion
 
SVRider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Fargo, ND
Posts: 3,631
Send a message via Yahoo to SVRider
Props!!


Quote:
Originally Posted by drewpy View Post
they make the one i posted in a strap on version
SVRider is offline  
post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-09-2007, 04:43 PM
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 309
DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY on cards

Sorry guys and gals but ever since 2001, Walter Reed Medical Center has not been accepting cards/gifts, etc addressed to "unknown or random soldier".

Here's the home page for Walter Reed
http://www.wramc.amedd.army.mil/Pages/default.aspx

Top right of page has this clickable link
http://www.wramc.amedd.army.mil/List...rm.aspx?Id=25&

partial quote of above link
Walter Reed Army Medical Center officials want to remind those individuals who want to show their appreciation through mail to include packages, letters, and holiday cards addressed to 'Any Wounded Soldier' or 'A Recovering American Soldier' that Walter Reed cannot accept these packages in support of the decision by then Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Transportation Policy in 2001. This decision was made to ensure the safety and well being of patients and staff at medical centers throughout the Department of Defense.


Sorry, I got the same email and was really looking forward to sending cards too.

Jeff
'73 H1 Triple is offline  
post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-09-2007, 04:50 PM
Banned
 
PlayfulGod's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Dalton, Georgia
Posts: 9,569
Send a message via AIM to PlayfulGod Send a message via MSN to PlayfulGod
That sux, makes sense tho if ya think about it.
PlayfulGod is offline  
post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-09-2007, 04:56 PM Thread Starter

 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 2,448
Sunnova.... that sucks...

I was gonna send something.....
Amblyopic is offline  
post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-10-2007, 06:36 PM
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 51
That REALLY blows! I just got a newsletter from my Legion post with addresses for soldiers at Walter Reed, and for Sailors/Marines at Bethesda. I'll have to mention this to my members tomorrow. Thanks for finding that out, Jeff.
V-John is offline  
post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-10-2007, 07:37 PM
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 21
Although the Walter Reed Army Medical Center is not accepting holiday cards for recovering soldiers, the American Red Cross has said that small gifts may be sent to patients in that facility through them:
The Walter Reed Army Medical Center is ONLY accepting phone cards, CDs, individual small packets of candy, things like that; which they will distribute among the soldiers (as they have a lot of in and out patients). They are not accepting Holiday Cards, as they don't have the human resources to distribute them.

You may send your packets to:

American Red Cross
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
6900 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20307-5000
Maemerz is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the TwoWheelForum: Motorcycle and Sportbike forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome