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FIGHTING SEASON V: Weapons Hot!

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A lot of Air Force personnel this month! Our FIGHTING SEASON V drop is going to David from an Air Force weapons maintenance team in Afghanistan, and as they’ll tell you, their numbers are getting pretty thin out there as the US continues to close down operations for Operation: Enduring ...

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FIGHTING SEASON IV: A Stark Reminder

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Sometimes, we get some interesting write ups to go along with the requests from well spoken troopers deployed forward, and Mike’s request is certainly one of them. Mike is a flight medic for a MEDEVAC (Medical Evacuation) company deployed to Iraq (yes, Iraq part III), and obviously, Mike knows himself ...

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FIGHTING SEASON III: A Sad St. Patrick’s Day

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While most of us were tossing back green beer and Shamrock shakes for St. Patrick’s Day here in the States, a large contingent of Air Force troopers helping the fight in Afghanistan sent us this request, all wearing some pretty pathetic St. Patrick’s Day gear. And who is boxing up ...

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ARCTIC CUTTER IV: MEDEVACing the MEDEVAC?

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Well, this was one of the more interesting supply drops we’ve done. Brian is a team member for a field hospital in Afghanistan, providing life saving stabilization procedures to Special Operation forces conducting operations in southern Afghanistan. The problem was that Brian made the original request, then was actually injured ...

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Pro-Tips on Community Fundraising for 8-Bit Salute with #DestinyFansGiveBack

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This article was written by one of the leads from the #DestinyFansGiveBack fundraising initiatives for 8-Bit Salute, David Weeks (aka Destiny Author). Thanks to their campaign, they raised several thousand dollars for the troops, and he has some advice on how your community can do the same! Stand tall, readers. ...

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Battlefield Community DRMB Joins the Operation Supply Drop Family

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DRMB is excited to share with the Battlefield and gaming community they officially join Operation Supply Drop is a 501(c)(3) military charity supporting active-duty and veteran troops of the United States Military and Her Allies with gaming since 2010. This represents a very large leap forward for them both in ...

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8-Bit Salute: Part 3, Pro Tips

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If you missed Part 1, click here to learn about how to sign up for 8-Bit Salute! If you missed Part 2,click here to learn about how to set up your team page for 8-Bit Salute!  PRO Tips for a good 8-Bit Salute Page Below are some tips on how to ...

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How We 8-Bit Salute: Chive Maryland

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When most people see this 8-Bit Salute, they presume you must stream to be effective.  It’s important to know that for the majority of participants, most fundraising actually happens well before May 16th because of consistent outreach to family and friends.  Further the vast majority of 8-Bit Salute participants do ...

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STRATFOR Executive Bret Boyd joins Operation Supply Drop Board of Directors

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I am personally excited to announce the addition of Bret Boyd to our Board of Directors.  Bret is a senior executive at Stratfor, a geopolitical intelligence and advisory firm headquartered in Austin, Texas. Prior to Stratfor, Bret served in leadership roles at several high-growth companies and as an infantry officer ...

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CRAFT SKULL II: Supply Drop Received by Real Supply Droppers!

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Another of our CRAFT SKULL drops has checked in, this time from Cody and his crew of parachute riggers stationed in Afghanistan, providing support to aerial resupply drops nationwide! From Cody’s original request: CRAFT SKULL II: (Cody) My name is Cody and this is my second deployment. I brought XXXXX ...

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