• SEASIDE, Calif.-Over 100 volunteers from the Presidio of Monterey and local military community spent their morning working with Rebuilding Together and Clark/Pinnacle to help elderly veterans as part of Make a Difference Day. Volunteer sites were suggested through various local veterans' organizations. Here, two Soldiers prepare a spot for a new plant in the front yard. Nearly three dozen volunteers at this site also cleared the area of debris and trimmed hedges around the property.

    Servicemembers volunteer their time for veterans on Make a Difference Day

    SEASIDE, Calif.-Over 100 volunteers from the Presidio of Monterey and local military community spent their morning working with Rebuilding Together and Clark/Pinnacle to help elderly veterans as part of Make a Difference Day. Volunteer sites were...

  • SEASIDE, CALIF.--6-year-old Anya helps Army Sergeant Therese Prado pull weeds at a veteran's home for Make-a-Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Volunteers from the local military community pitched in to help clean up yards, haul trash, and perform other chores. Prado, a student at the Defense Language Institute, said she was glad for the chance to contribute her time.

    Presidio of Monterey participates in Make A Difference Day 2008

    SEASIDE, CALIF.--6-year-old Anya helps Army Sergeant Therese Prado pull weeds at a veteran's home for Make-a-Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Volunteers from the local military community pitched in to help clean up yards, haul trash, and perform other...

  • SEASIDE, CALIF.--6-year-old Anya helps Army Private First Class Melody Harris pull weeds at a veteran's home for Make-a-Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Volunteers from the local military community pitched in to help clean up yards, haul trash, and perform other chores. Harris is a student at the Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center at the Presidio of Monterey, California.

    Pulling weeds

    SEASIDE, CALIF.--6-year-old Anya helps Army Private First Class Melody Harris pull weeds at a veteran's home for Make-a-Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Volunteers from the local military community pitched in to help clean up yards, haul trash, and...

  • SEASIDE, CALIF.--Army Staff Sergeant Justin Stellmacher rebuilds a brick dividing wall at an elderly veteran's home as part of Make a Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Stellmacher, a staff NCO in the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion at the Presidio of Monterey, said that he passed up several other activities for his Saturday so that he could "give something back" to local veterans.

    Yard work is hard work

    SEASIDE, CALIF.--Army Staff Sergeant Justin Stellmacher rebuilds a brick dividing wall at an elderly veteran's home as part of Make a Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Stellmacher, a staff NCO in the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion at the...

  • SEASIDE, CALIF.--Army Staff Sergeant Justin Stellmacher trims a juniper shrub at an elderly veteran\'s home as part of Make a Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Stellmacher, a staff NCO in the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion at the Presidio of Monterey, said that he passed up several other activities for his Saturday so that he could "give something back" to local veterans.

    Yard work is hard work

    SEASIDE, CALIF.--Army Staff Sergeant Justin Stellmacher trims a juniper shrub at an elderly veteran\'s home as part of Make a Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Stellmacher, a staff NCO in the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion at the Presidio of...

  • SEASIDE, CALIF.--Army Specialist Heather Louque scrapes up weeds and roots at an elderly veteran's home as part of Make a Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Louque, a language student at the Presidio of Monterey, said that she usually goes horseback riding on Saturdays but saw this volunteer opportunity as a way to thank veterans for their service.

    Yardwork for veterans on Make a Difference Day

    SEASIDE, CALIF.--Army Specialist Heather Louque scrapes up weeds and roots at an elderly veteran's home as part of Make a Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Louque, a language student at the Presidio of Monterey, said that she usually goes horseback...

  • MARINA, CALIF.--A servicemember sweeps at a veteran's home for Make a Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Volunteers from the Presidio of Monterey pitched in to help clean up yards, haul trash, and other chores. Over 100 volunteers from the Army, Navy and Air Force assisted four veterans on Make a Difference Day.

    Soldiers help local vets on Make a Difference Day

    MARINA, CALIF.--A servicemember sweeps at a veteran's home for Make a Difference Day, October 25, 2008. Volunteers from the Presidio of Monterey pitched in to help clean up yards, haul trash, and other chores. Over 100 volunteers from the Army, Navy...

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