Remembering a WWII Marine during Veterans Day and Military Family Appreciation Month.
As we come to the close of Black History month, it is fitting to recognize a pioneer in the integration of our U.S. military with the story of the first African-American Marine Corps Officer, Frederick C. Branch. Branch's story is an important part of our nation's history and the history of the U.S. Marine Corps. Written … Continue reading First African-American Marine Officer – Frederick C. Branch
I'll admit it; I do like to gather friends and family together for any occasion…or for no occasion at all, other than to spent time together! Before our son headed off to Basic Training at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, Texas, we gathered friends and family together for a party! My son wasn’t too excited … Continue reading Planning a Party Before Your Son or Daughter Leaves for Basic Training or Boot Camp.
Every Tuesday I think about all the young men and women who are about to leave their families and head off to Boot Camp or Basic Training at one of our military installations. I also think and pray for the family members they leave behind, especially the Moms. Yes, Dads, Brothers and Sisters will also miss … Continue reading Entering the Military ….Going off to MEPS (Military Entrance Processing Stations)
One of my favorite bloggers, 3 Quarters Today is the Proud Mom of two Marines . I like all of her postings, but especially enjoy her postings supporting our military and their families. In addition to her writing, she has just launched a store on CafePress with some items especially for a Marine Mom with Two Marines! … Continue reading Proud Mom of Two Marines
One of the more popular (at least, often used) features of our Write2Them service is the Account Report. Customers can access the Account Report by signing into their Write2Them account at http://www.write2them.com and selecting the Account Report option. We developed this report to give customers confidence that the mail is going out. Many of our customers … Continue reading Keep sending those emails — Check your Write2Them Account Report!
So now your son or daughter, boyfriend or girlfriend, brother, sister or friend has headed off to Basic Training or Boot Camp. These next 8 to 10 weeks, or in the case of Marines 13 weeks will be some of the most challenging times for them and you. Away from home, parents, loved ones, buddies and friends and … Continue reading Five Do’s and Don’t’s When Writing to Someone at Basic Training or Boot Camp
Welcome to the Write2Them blog! Write2Them is dedicated to improving communication between family members and loved ones around the world by turning email into letters from home. With Write2Them service, you send email and your loved one receives a letter. We want you have a great experience with Write2Them. In this blog we will be sharing lots of useful … Continue reading Welcome to the Write2Them Blog