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When members of our military our wounded the government pays for immediate family -- members to make just one threat to visit the that isn't nearly enough for wounded warriors or their families.
Our power player of the week decided to do something about.
We want our wounded warriors to know.
Then they're still -- that they're still wanted that they're still needed in the world Fletcher Gillis co-founder of -- swings and all volunteer nonprofit.
The -- wounded soldiers together -- their family.
It started four years ago when they met -- -- who lost an arm and leg.
At Walter Reed hospital.
-- his mom showed up his mood changed as a morale changed and and that was image it was pretty obvious -- that having your family with you is incredibly important.
This year -- wings will raise more than 200000 dollars from contributions in corporate sponsors.
Put that money they'll pay for more than 130 family members to visit wounded soldiers and hospitals and rehab center.
-- army master sergeant -- Landon who greeted his daughter Kelsey last Sunday in Houston.
Few days later he was going in for his thirteenth surgery for wounds suffered in Iraq.
I think it's screen -- who didn't Nieminen coming right coming up race and then.
Sometimes and I am and it I didn't intend to.
Take -- ask for anything tremendous but they if you -- Hospital in the only place where injured.
I think it's very helpful in those situations.
We say very helpful the difference between life and death sometimes -- To get emotional about this kind of these friends of mine we we get to know his challenge for years.
-- -- communal hatreds.
Now Gil has a new project called no soldier who spends Christmas alone.
There are 32000.
Wounded warriors so we can't help all of them there.
But he hopes to raise 100000 dollars before Christmas to bring 250 families together this year.
We want to make sure that every wounded warriors by.
The Christmas tree on Christmas morning with their kids period.
Today we were in his office still was arranging to fly up spend millions to spend Christmas -- bears soldier here in Washington emerges in Ingram book -- these flights weren't.
All other I think it's all right you'll I don't know.
Fletcher -- has a long family connection to the military.
Benjamin doubt my ancestors from you know Connecticut.
Not -- American revolution so we go pretty far back.
And then my aunt my great uncle was a general in World War II.
-- in general Dwight Eisenhower supreme commander of allied forces in Europe.
Now -- is doing his part families can apply on his website and within 48 hours be on a flight to see their loved ones.
And still works in commercial real estate but he volunteers another forty hours a week on his charity.
Everybody is a volunteer.
On in our bylaws a get a dollar a year and about a million years from now I make him protection on that put it right now I'm not you know I'm not ready myself checked.
He says the satisfaction.
Is payment enough.
I just wanna keep saying yes every -- requests we get.
That's that's bottom line we service -- military hospitals right now and we just -- -- keep saying yes.
If you're -- didn't signing up for a family visit or he would like to contribute.
You can find out more about -- swings at our website FOX News Sunday dot com.
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