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SOT gratefully receives donations enabling many boxes to reach our troops

  Dianne Edmondson Another successful year for the Support Our Troops organization is about to be concluded. At its November meeting SOT President Susan Galbraith introduced an array of committee reports, which painted a colorful picture of the group’s exciting accomplishments. One of those reports was from the Featherheads, a group of Robson golfers who…

Holiday season Brick Drive

Darin Burk Due to the continued interest in the Robson Ranch Veterans Park we are conducting a Holiday Season Brick Drive. If you haven’t gotten around to purchasing a brick for that veteran in your life, consider a commemorative brick as a gift this holiday season. The RR Veterans Park currently pays tribute to over…

SOT serves your military relatives

New SOT officers, left to right: Darin Burk, Susan Galbraith, Donna Chabot; photo by Sam Goodrich

Dianne Edmondson Each year on November 11, Veterans Day, a grateful nation honors its veterans and remembers those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Here in Robson Ranch we also recognize and thank those who are currently serving in our armed forces. As a Robson Ranch resident, if you have a relative…

SOT members visit Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches

SOT President Mike Hoernemann delivers remarks to the 60 SOT travelers during the wreath laying ceremony. The roses in the foreground were later placed on individual graves by the members.

Mike Hoernemann, SOT President Thirteen Robson Ranch Texas residents and friends thoroughly enjoyed a late June visit to the June 6, 1942 D-Day landing beaches that stretch across 50 miles of coastline in Normandy, France. They joined with 48 Support Our Troops (SOT) members and friends from Robson Ranch Arizona. The SOT jointly sponsored trip…

Support Our Troops plans ahead for 2017

SOT announces its 2017 plans for troop support.

Mike Hoernemann “It is the fervent hope of all Americans that there will not be any need to deploy more U.S. Military personnel to dangerous overseas combat zones. Unfortunately the current world situation suggests that this will not be the case. In any event SOT is prepared to continue and expand as appropriate our charitable…

Featherheads donate to Support Our Troops

SOT Secretary Bill Wright, front left, and Doyle Hicks with the Featherheads

Sam Goodrich The Featherheads, an informal group of generous Robson Ranch golfers, presented SOT Secretary Bill Wright a cash donation of $2,177 at the November meeting of Support Our Troops. Featherheads spokesman Doyle Hicks handed over the cash to Bill Wright to the warm applause and lots of smiles from the SOT members in attendance.…

Special SOT meeting open to all

Mike Hoernemann, President Robson Ranch residents include many hundreds of military veterans. A very common misconception is that the Robson Ranch Support Our Troops (SOT) organization is a veteran’s organization. It’s not. SOT membership is open and encouraged for all residents. There is, however, a special relationship between SOT and our resident veterans. As a…

November 11 Veteran’s Day – save the date!

If you’re new to Robson Ranch, please save the date! Please join us at the main Clubhouse for a full day of activities. For those who have lived here, you understand the full extent of activities on Veterans Day, and we look forward to seeing you again. 9:00 a.m.: Veterans Day Ceremony hosted by Robson…

SOT volunteers are rewarded

SOT shoppers loading up for troop care packages

Mike Hoernemann With waving flags and decorated floats, Robson residents demonstrated their patriotic fervor during the annual July 4 parade. One group of residents were also thinking, as they do every day of the year, of their loved ones serving in dangerous and hostile environments thousands of miles from the safe confines of Robson Ranch.…

Featherheads donate to SOT

Left to right: Mike Hoernemann, Doyle Hicks, Roger Wells and Jim Downer

Sam Goodrich The Featherheads made a surprise visit to the monthly Support Our Troops meeting in July. Featherheads spokesman Doyle Hicks, accompanied by fellow Featherheads Roger Wells and Jim Downer, presented new SOT president Mike Hoernemann with a cash donation of $1,221. The Featherheads are a generous, informal group of Robson Ranch golfers who play…