Gary Trudeau

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Your Gulf War Unit: "Badges? We don't need no stinking badges!"

Gary Trudeau

Post by SaucyWench » Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:36 pm

He has written two new books and donated the proceeds to the Fisher House.

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I have a handwritten letter from him and an autographed copy of "I'd go with the helmet, Ray" that he sent me. Pretty cool.

On a side note, it's silly how difficult it is to get to speak to a person about donating items, services, or time to these organizations. Every contact I have made thus far is wanting credit card numbers or checks sent, but they don't seem too interested in talking in person to take donations of tangible items. I do understand how very expensive things are to run, but I also know that the human element and and personal interaction can be so very important, too. Oh, well. I guess I just show up there in person and start asking.
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Your Gulf War Unit: 3rd Battalion (ATC), 58th Aviation
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Post by bilbo37 » Fri Apr 20, 2007 7:02 pm

Thats pretty cool.. I have a few of his books...
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Post by Redmaxx » Mon Apr 23, 2007 7:47 am

I think that I have the book, "I'd go with the helmet, Ray."
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Your Gulf War Unit: 4th PLT, B Co, 511th MI Bn (TE), 207th BDE
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Post by Murf » Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:57 pm

I was always on the lookout for a Stars and Stripes in the sandbox to cut out Doonesbury. I had several taped up next to the rifle rack above the cargo door of the M577 that I drove.
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