February 3 2010
Camp LeJeune NC
After Action Report
Today six Windows 7 laptops were presented to Marine Wounded Warriors my members of the Gathering of Eagles, Rolling Thunder from Chapter 5 Jacksonville NC Escorts and a US Army Gold Star Mother.The event can only be described as a blessed event for all who attended to honor their brave service.
Local TV news media were present to greet us at the main gate where we all thanked two brave Marines who were present to accept their laptops from Mrs Pattie Densens..GSM of SP-4 Daniel Desents..KIA Iraq and Murial Pederson..GSM of Sgt Ken Pederson KIA Vietnam USMC, presented by Mrs Cee Cee Griffith. at “Mom” Pedersons request
Ed Salau,Wounded Warrior advocate at Camp LeJeune was present to welcome us and express his thanks for our laptop presentation. Ed will deliver the remaining laptops to wounded Marines who were notable to be with us due to their current recovery. Special thanks to the Camp LeJeune base Public Affairs staff of their attendance and escort onto the base to the Wounded Warriors Barracks.
I wish to express my personal thank to all who donated funding to make all our laptops missions possible and I ask all to continue to donate whatever they can afford to make possible future laptop missions at Fort Bragg..Fort Gordon Ga & Fort Hood Texas.
As administrator of the Gathering of Eagles missions I work for the smiles of our Wounded Warriors, I have been paid in full with the completion of each of our missions. As a Vietnam Vet I wish in some small way to help pay forward to our replacements for their brave service and to say to them..Thank You For Your Brave Service Brothers & Sisters.
Special thanks also to New River Harley Davidson Jacksonville NC for the funding raised on Jan 30 during their Chili Cook Off Challenge fund raiser, these laptops will be presented at Fort Gordan Ga..ASAP !.
To date 47 laptops have been funded by private donations from Americans who have reached out to bring the gift of communications to our wounded during their recovery
May you God bless you and hold you safe.
On to Fort Gordon Ga.. and beyond!
What we do best for our military we do best..together
God has blessed America with our mighty military
George & Jamie Samek
Gathering of Eagles