Army Reserve Soldiers, Savannah's Soldiers connect kids with OEF troops

By Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public AffairsNovember 13, 2012

MIAMI, Fla.- Weston Christian Academy students send letters to local troops serving in Afghanistan through the Savannah's Soldiers 'support the troops' campaign, and connections with Soldiers and Families of 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, and the during a Veterans Day community event held Nov. 7.
1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – MIAMI, Fla.- Weston Christian Academy students send letters to local troops serving in Afghanistan through the Savannah's Soldiers 'support the troops' campaign, and connections with Soldiers and Families of 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, and the during a Veterans Day community event held Nov. 7. (Photo Credit: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
MIAMI, Fla.-Spc. Juan Cortes, an Army Reserve Soldier with 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, sorts letters written by local school children for troops in Afghanistan and readies them for shipment overseas through the Savannah's Soldiers 'fans club', during a Veterans Day community event here Nov. 7.
2 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – MIAMI, Fla.-Spc. Juan Cortes, an Army Reserve Soldier with 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, sorts letters written by local school children for troops in Afghanistan and readies them for shipment overseas through the Savannah's Soldiers 'fans club', during a Veterans Day community event here Nov. 7. (Photo Credit: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
MIAMI, Fla.- Savannah Maddison, the inspiration behind Savannah's Soldiers letter-writing campaign, thanks her local community for their continued support of military veterans during a Veterans Day ceremony held here at the Weston Christian Academy Nov. 7. The 11-year old partners with Families of 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, to promote public awareness of American troops' enduring service and sacrifice to the country.
3 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – MIAMI, Fla.- Savannah Maddison, the inspiration behind Savannah's Soldiers letter-writing campaign, thanks her local community for their continued support of military veterans during a Veterans Day ceremony held here at the Weston Christian Academy Nov. 7. The 11-year old partners with Families of 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, to promote public awareness of American troops' enduring service and sacrifice to the country. (Photo Credit: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
MIAMI, Fla.-Capt. John Parker, a chaplain with 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, Janette Chandler, 841st Eng. Bn. Family Readiness Assistant, Savannah Maddison, 11-year old founder and inspiration behind the Savannah's Soldiers letter-writing campaign, and Savannah's mother, Monique Ogden, join the Miami community in honoring World War II veterans, Alphonso Giles, Ade Stein and ex-Prisoner of War Fred Rosenkoff, during a special Veterans Day 'Congressional Record' ceremony at the American Legion Post 29 Nov. 9.
4 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – MIAMI, Fla.-Capt. John Parker, a chaplain with 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, Janette Chandler, 841st Eng. Bn. Family Readiness Assistant, Savannah Maddison, 11-year old founder and inspiration behind the Savannah's Soldiers letter-writing campaign, and Savannah's mother, Monique Ogden, join the Miami community in honoring World War II veterans, Alphonso Giles, Ade Stein and ex-Prisoner of War Fred Rosenkoff, during a special Veterans Day 'Congressional Record' ceremony at the American Legion Post 29 Nov. 9. (Photo Credit: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
MIAMI, Fla.- Army Reserve Soldiers of 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, joined Savannah Maddison of Savannah's Soldiers in a Veterans Day community event aimed to honor and thank service members for their enduring commitment and sacrifice to the country Nov. 7.
5 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – MIAMI, Fla.- Army Reserve Soldiers of 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, joined Savannah Maddison of Savannah's Soldiers in a Veterans Day community event aimed to honor and thank service members for their enduring commitment and sacrifice to the country Nov. 7. (Photo Credit: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
MIAMI, Fla.- A Soldier and his family listened as 11-year old Savannah Maddison of Savannah's Soldiers and members of their local community  thanked service members of all branches, past and current wars, for their sacrifice during a Veterans Day event Nov. 9.
6 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – MIAMI, Fla.- A Soldier and his family listened as 11-year old Savannah Maddison of Savannah's Soldiers and members of their local community thanked service members of all branches, past and current wars, for their sacrifice during a Veterans Day event Nov. 9. (Photo Credit: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
MIAMI, Fla.- Savannah Maddison, the 11-year old founder and inspiration behind Savannah's Soldiers 'support the troops' campaign, thanks World War II Army veteran, Aide Stein, for his service and sacrifice following a Veterans Day 'Congressional Record' ceremony held at the Army Legion Post 29 Nov. 9.
7 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – MIAMI, Fla.- Savannah Maddison, the 11-year old founder and inspiration behind Savannah's Soldiers 'support the troops' campaign, thanks World War II Army veteran, Aide Stein, for his service and sacrifice following a Veterans Day 'Congressional Record' ceremony held at the Army Legion Post 29 Nov. 9. (Photo Credit: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
MIAMI, Fla.- Soldiers of 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, drop off letters written by local children for troops in Afghanistan for shipment through the Savannah's Soldiers organization, during a Veterans Day community event aimed to recognize and thank service members for their enduring commitment and sacrifice to the country Nov. 9.
8 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – MIAMI, Fla.- Soldiers of 841st Eng. Bn., 926th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, drop off letters written by local children for troops in Afghanistan for shipment through the Savannah's Soldiers organization, during a Veterans Day community event aimed to recognize and thank service members for their enduring commitment and sacrifice to the country Nov. 9. (Photo Credit: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL