wounded military personnel.
"During this season of joy and gratitude, it's important to remember the brave men and women who have put their lives on the line for our country," said Edward A. Powell, USO president and CEO. "Taking advantage of this opportunity to show you care is another way to help meet the physical and emotional needs of our wounded heroes."
"We are so grateful for the support and encouragement Anna received after we posted her picture and story on the 'Yellow Ribbon' tribute wall," said Jerima King, whose daughter, Anna King-McCrillis, is receiving therapy in San Antonio for a traumatic brain injury caused by a mortar blast in Iraq. "I can't believe she has more than 160 ribbons!"
In addition to the previously mentioned services, the "Operation: Show You Care" site is a complete emotional resource center for wounded service members and their families and friends. For example, it features inspiring stories from others who are coping with similar challenges and their practical tips and advice on "what to do" and "what to say" during difficult and stressful situations.
"We commend the USO for recognizing the need to help wounded service members connect with and care for each other -- and for giving the rest of us the chance to give them our support," said Eric Langshur, CEO, CarePages, Inc. "We're all so busy during the holidays, but who doesn't have a minute or two to just say 'thanks'?"
About the USO
For more than 66 years, the USO (United Service Organizations) has been
providing morale, welfare and recreational services to U.S. military
personnel and their families. The USO is a nonprofit, charitable
organization, relying on the generosity of the American people to support
its programs and services. The USO is supported by Worldwide Strategic
Partners AT&T Inc., BAE Systems North America, Clear Channel
Communications, The Coca-Cola Company, DRS Technologies, Inc., S &
|SOURCE USO; CarePages.com|
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