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Blankets for the 2/9 Marines



A friend is gathering blankets to send to the Marines of the 2/9 – winter temperatures plunge below 0º in Afghanistan.

Most any design and/or color will work.

If interested in helping send blankets to the guys, please send me an e-mail (marinedad0331@aol.com) for details and/or to discuss. Any help you may provide is greatly appreciated by the 2/9 Marines and their families at home. TIA

Important mailing dates for sending care packages:

(1) USPS advises that packages must be sent by Nov 12th to make it to FPO addresses by Christmas.

(2) The cut-off date for mailing any packages to the 2/9 during the remainder of their deployment is Dec 2nd.

Thanks again for caring about, and your willingness to do something for, the Marines of the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines Regiment.

About Capers Bar

I am retired Army officer. I used to fly helicopters and airplanes while I was in the Army. Nowadays, I do other things that are not so cool and sexy. I decided to write about my journey or whatever you want to call it towards running a half-marathon this fall. I have been running since 1983, I have run the Duke City full and half marathons. I don't run that fast anymore, I did win a 10K when I was 21, those days are mercifully past me. The fastest mile I have turned is a 5:05 during one of those Army physical fitness test 2 mile runs. The point I am making is that I am old, slow, and experienced runner. I named the blog after my running buddy, Bandit, an Australian Blue Heeler. He is my 3rd K-9 running buddy, the previous two dogs were black labs. I hope to write about some of my discussions that I have with Bandit in the future. I once owned, but since sold and a satirical and irreverent sports blog that was moderately successful. I was published in the left-wing national sports media by Sports Illustrated and ESPN. I am "stuck" in Alabama working for a military contractor. I am working so fricking hard to get back to Southeast New Mexico or West Texas. Fingers and toes crossed.

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