Hello Everyone and thank you again for your continued support of our programs. Thank you to Jack Owens of this forum aka Yukonjacko for his generous donation of a roundtrip ticket. Thank you Jack!
This year I have 15 more slots to fill and I would be happy to do it with your soldier. My contact info is below. Let us see what this forum can do this year!
May 8th or 9th-13th in Sitka, Ak. This is the 3rd year that we have been involved with this program that has been graciously hosted by Mike & Linda Slifer of L&M Charters.
Last year around Easter I sent out a plea for donated airmiles for 7 soldiers coming from Anchorage and going to Sitka. It took 4 days to get these guys a round trip ticket - AND THEY ALL CAME FROM THIS FORUM!
It would have been even less time but Easter Sunday was right in the middle of it. This year I went out on a limb and told Mike that we would be able to handle all 20 of the Soldiers flights. Mind you I didn't say this until I had confirmation that the Air National Guard would be able to handle the flight there and back. As with all things in the Military, things take time and plans change.
We were not part of the changing plans....so here I am asking you fine fellow fisherman and Veterans for some help either raising the money to purchase plane tickets or for you to donate your unused airmiles for these fine soldiers that have been wounded in some way during combat.
If you would like to help by donation of cash or airmiles please let me know. In order to donate you have to have AT LEAST one leg of the trip covered. Unfortunately we cannot combine smaller amounts of airmiles to make one trip. If you can go from Anchorage to Sitka that would be great, then someone else might be able to do the other half of the trip.
To donate by check: Please make the check out to...
Take a Soldier Fishing
1705 FM 2851
Broaddus, Tx 75929
To donate by PayPal or Credit Card please visit www.takeasoldierfishing.org and click on the DONATE button.
***PLEASE ANNOTATE ALASKA ON THE CHECK AND IN THE REMARKS SECTION IF BY PAYPAL***
***If you wish to donate AIR MILES you must have at least 14,000 to cover one leg of the trip. 25,000 miles will fly a soldier from just about anywhere in the US.***
Contact Mike at Mike@takeasoldierfishing.com for a soldiers name to book a flight for. If you would like to pick a specific soldier to donate to then please contact me as well and we can work out the details.
Any questions or comments please post on here or send me an email at email@example.com or you can call me at our National HQ Office at 936-872-3082 or by cell 254-368-2174 CST (TEXAS TIME)
Thank you once again for all of your support in the past and with this one.