May is Military Appreciation Month

May is Military Appreciation Month
10 Simple Ways to show your support

This is near and dear to me, my son Scott is a United States Marine.  He was injured in Afghanistan in October and lost his close friend.  I'm happy to say he is recovering nicely.  This is a picture from the return of his first deployment.  A happy time for us both

1. Hang your flag outside your home or business.
2. Bumper sticker or decal showing your support.

3. Organize an event to donate to a military cause.

4. Write letters to service men and women over seas.

5. Send a care package. So many servicing don’t receive packages and would
 appreciate such simple basics as baby wipes for cleaning!

6. Wear red on Friday’s! I have a red Marine’s shirt I wear.

7. If you see a serviceman stop and say “Thank You” and shake their hand. I’m sure it means a lot to be recognized.

8. Recognize our veterans! We wouldn’t be where we are without them.

9. If your able to donate some time at your local VA hospital or military that's terrific

10. Donate to a military organization, have your friends and family participate! For example, have a tag sale and give proceeds to organization of your choice

Most importantly remember those we have lost while serving our country.  We have so much to be thankful for.

Semper Fidelis and Thank You from the bottom of my heart.

Mary Beth
Just a few organizations to check out, there are so many


All photos were taken from http://www.freemilitaryphotos.com/