Operation Troop Aid: Caring for our overseas troops
Mark Woods on ways you can help our fighting men and women
- Duration 6:02
- Date Jun 1, 2012
Mark Woods on ways you can help our fighting men and women
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Hey everybody -- about -- Julie Banderas are watching foxnews.com live and happy Friday to you all and I hope by -- having an okay day at work I sure am because it's Friday.
Operation troop -- caring for our troops are overseas troops we've been talking a lot about our troops and while we think of them as heroes on this network.
We also like to talk about caring for them out as they are overseas.
And I'm joined now by mark woods founder and CEO of operation troop made.
Todd talked to me more about the mission of operation troop aid -- what is it revived.
-- Vegas and he filed a one C three.
From her weak part of -- vessels and orders -- and.
An increase in the -- initiatives and we re responding -- care -- is sort of the troops.
-- bringing out into other areas as well.
For more information you can go to operation -- -- dot org.
What what kind of care packages -- -- talking about an -- what are there needs what I mean a lot of people want to help they wanna send things over they don't know exactly where.
They can donate to you guys for what's in his parent care packages.
Police -- phone cards feature feature -- as -- -- fighter.
And why external -- all three items -- -- you -- I think it is clear out -- -- -- get back to the base they have something on the person I think he.
And several letters combat from the soldiers you never enough and -- -- extended -- 1214 hour.
Patrol and they -- -- stuff all through all around the capital Goldman and that's what operation treat Asian powers.
For the troops spotted troops -- nothing but pictures.
I was in the navy for 21 years.
I actually started this organization.
Almost eight years ago.
Ocean overshoot or population already -- product over to the troops.
And we're going we're growing stronger obviously we still need help.
And even when pictures come home.
We still have troops deployed all over the world so we're still gonna have a -- intrusion into those troops supported.
You know it's all about troop morale and you know about because you were there and and I think that a lot of times -- -- can go down when they feel like Americans of kind of forgotten about them -- Or are aren't thinking about them on a regular daily basis as to the sacrifice of their making every single day I mean what has been the feedback.
That that -- received from soldiers that have.
Have not been able to be the recipients of these generous donations.
-- the feedback is great our calls and I'm from -- is a few years back he's not really having family and he was out of control and we came back -- patrol.
There was little care package already -- somebody else should give him a care package from -- So early and he wrote us letters thanking us and then there's others say it it didn't call -- and didn't give me an album when they got back to -- -- -- -- package on Iraq we'll talk so if it.
It is -- -- I guess you'll.
Just a little time to think about home.
Think about -- family and friends and that if I were thinking about it and -- -- home.
And yeah that's -- we do it you know sort of strategically.
He had this -- this costs money folks I mean at today's your organization with some care packages valued at a total of more than a million.
Dollars to US -- service men and women right.
Actually world -- -- that you think.
You know that's incredible.
And this is all thanks to donations or is it just financial donations are people actually donating the goods as well.
Well we -- -- product coming from companies.
We've noticed with this not been tampered with.
But obviously we always love money suppose that patient shipping we have to use a whole social salutes you -- we don't get free shipping.
So we have to use those dollars to salute they're actually shipping.
Other products so -- Asia society got a lot of operation sure they are older PayPal secure donations she didn't.
A raucous as he addresses on the web site shouldn't checks money orders however.
Soccer and -- pay if you line.
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We're going to be out there raising money so many better players are vessels if you're out there wasn't.
Please give me -- call we'd love to come -- your prayers.
-- make announcements from the stage we have these -- forgeries and as we get donations for.
How that helped social -- were also involved with Country Music Association -- in -- next week actually.
We didn't play at army Harmer shelf where political transition he would have slowed and shout police -- an operating.
I don't know that's the kind of interference -- who knows just ignore it I don't know if you can hear that -- Okay yeah yeah it's interference of some sort we don't really know where it's coming from but that's a -- And Stephen Cochran just new -- -- called pieces of post traumatic stress got a lot of things normal he's American people get honest -- little -- or pictures that's something like the same is true faith.
Ladies and gentlemen there's an apartment it a -- they need a gated golf status and army infantry eight and rightfully so close vote should have gotten that.
For our troops have been at war for eleven years it's time to -- -- they don't need your support please help us.
All right we hope you get that support -- troops made its operation troop -- dot org thank you very much cellmark would the founder and CEO of operation -- it.
We appreciate you coming on and I I I I can say for one that.
I appreciate your service and your continued service not only your former service in the military but you you clearly are very tight end to.
Those men and women who are still.
Fighting overseas for us thank you very much for -- your work.
Thank you very much like yesterday -- -- actually hear me and -- Why it isn't rational is.
-- and hello to them and thanks again we appreciate you coming on thank you very.