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Recent Blog Posts From Backup

Recent Blog Posts From Backup

NORTHERN IRAQI REFUGEE RELIEF Posted on June 1, 2015 Help us send two forty-foot ocean container loads of humanitarian supplies to the Christian and Yazidi refugees now finding refuge in the Northern Iraqi City of Erbil, by donating items to Operation Give. For many of you who followed Paul’s blog back in 2010 and 2011, while he was deployed to Camp Marez/ Camp Diamond on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq, you might recall all of his blog posts relating to…

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Our expanded mission at Operation Give

Our expanded mission at Operation Give

Monday, July 19, 2004 Our expanded mission at Operation Give. As I attempted to visualize the direction of Operation Give I was reminded of an experience I had while delivering toys to children in the oncology ward of a children’s hospital in downtown Baghdad. It was as if a light went on as the picture became clear, as I reflected on the details of that event. It came to me how the mission of Operation Give needed to evolve, enlarging…

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Mountain Rain, Why we went to Iraq, Operation Give

Mountain Rain, Why we went to Iraq, Operation Give

Saturday, July 17, 2004 Mountain Rain Once again I have escaped from the constant pull of my normal distraction filled life, to find solace in the quiet surroundings of the Jordanelle Reservoir, hoping to gather my thoughts and feelings of this past week. As lightening sporadically lights up the evening sky followed by the subsequent sounds of thunder reverberating throughout the Rocky Mountains, the soothing sound of falling rain accompanied with the cool mountain breezes, calms every part of my…

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Operation Give Drive in Utah!

Operation Give Drive in Utah!

The next Operation Give drive will be set into motion this coming Monday. It will end the last of August. During this drive, we will be collecting items for hygiene kits, things like shampoo, combs, brushes, bars of soap, hand towels and the like. Of course, we will continue to collect toys for the children! We wish to thank Andrea Ivie, owner of Aspen Salons, for offering her salons as drop-off places for the drive. Beyond that, she has organized…

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Worthy Cause

Worthy Cause

Winds of Change (as seen on our blogroll) has been a HUGE supporter of the Chief and Operation Give. Because of this, we wish to support them in a worthy cause that they have started. Click here to read more.

The Chief to be on NBC

The Chief to be on NBC

The Chief will be on NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw either Wednesday or Thursday night. They aren’t certain at this time. A 3-4 minute segment, don’t miss it! UPDATE: NBC has informed us that the segment will air on Thurday evening. UPDATE II: It has been delayed again. We are now waiting to find out when it will air.

A Few Thoughts: Dec. 2003

A Few Thoughts: Dec. 2003

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE CHIEF Wednesday, December, 31, 2003 I just wanted to wish everyone involved and looking at my site a very Happy New Year. This has been a great year and this next one I am sure is going to be great. I have been greatly blessed by all the people that have donated, contributed and played a part in this whole operation. I am able to do what I have always wanted to do because of…

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