October 26, 2006
ASA to present our troop support program to 1500 College & High School Lacrosse Coaches.http://www.lacrossecoaches.org/
December 8 and 9, ASA will be among the venders participating at the IMLCA (Intercollegiate Mens Lacrosse Coaches Association) Clinic held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, in Maryland. Our ASA table display will be passing out information to coaches interested in having their teams Foster-a-unit. ASA previous assigned units experienced “awesome morale support” from Bucknell Men’s Lacrosse Team and other athletic groups and hopes to encourage more support at this clinic. We thank the IMLCA for allowing ASA to attend this great event and spread our “Foster-a-unit” mission among their many coaches. Anyone wishing to help ASA sponsor this particular program or other such events with donations to help with our travel and promotional expenses we appreciate your support. On-line contributions are tax-exempt through our non-profit organization. DONATE TODAY
Welcome Home Celebration Nov l0, Brentwood, TN
Brentwood Tennessee November l0th - thousands will Welcome Home their proud adopted soldiers (approximately 800 soldiers of the lst Battalion, 327th Infantry, lst Brigade, l0lst Airborne Division and their families) with a Parade beginning l0:00 a.m. with numerous festivities and entertainment planned throughout the day. Seven adopted cities will join together to honor their individual adopted units from this Battalion’s second tour of duty in Iraq. Tennessee adopted cities participating will be Ashland City, Franklin, Winchester, Pleasant View and spearheading the event Brentwood, Tennessee. California’s two adopted cities will be sending their representatives from San Mateo and Burlingame. Each city will proudly have a banner for their adopted unit such as this one...
Fire in the Hole
(Bomb Squad unit recently adopted and preparing to deploy to Iraq) l8th EOD
ASA salutes the City of Taylor Mill, Kentucky for a second tour of duty! Taylor Mill with their first unit recently returned home has elected to adopt another ASA unit under the Command of CPT Hartman and his awesome soldiers of the l8th EOD (Explosive Operation Device).
Pictured here: Downrange in an 80 lb. bomb suit is SFC Lundmark riding on the back of simulated armored vehicle to check an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) site to ensure that his action to disarm it with the robot were successful. Photo sent to us by CPT Hartman. Unit motto “Success or Total Failure”
Welcome new Texas State Representative Ms. Pamela Cates
Ms. Pam Cates, Councilwoman for the Town of Trophy Club, Texas, has joined ASA State Representatives. She is actively pursuing cities in her Texas State on ASA behalf to support many of the units which are now lined up with ASA from Fort Hood, TX preparing to deploy. Trophy Club has also extended their support to Foster an Air Force unit deployed in Honduras.