Tag: Support Our Troops

U.S. Military History: Independence Day

Ross Dunfee The first successful English colony settled in America was at Jamestown, Va., in 1607—and the migration was on—primarily of British, German, and Dutch extraction, but immigrants arrived from throughout Europe. Communities were settled and financed primarily by privately-organized British settlers or families using free enterprise without any significant English royal or Parliamentary government…

Support Our Troops

Lynne Moore The Support Our Troops (SOT) annual golf tournament was held on April 30 and was a huge success. Even though we could not invite military from the various bases and host them in our homes because of the pandemic, we were able to have over 130 golfers, including two military, who are relatives of…

Save the Date for Charity Golf Tournament on April 30

Military and Fidelity guests 2019

Sam Goodrich The Fidelity Investments Support Our Troops charity golf tournament will take place on Friday, April 30, on the Wildhorse Golf Course, at Robson Ranch. Any Robson Ranch resident interested in playing in the tournament can find entry information on the Support Our Troops website at www.supportourtroopstexas.com or can pick up an entry form in the…

Virtual Auction Was a Success for SOT

Lynne Moore On Veterans Day, Support Our Troops (SOT) held its very first virtual auction. We had some wonderful items that had been generously donated by members and others from Robson and outside our gates. Thank you all for buying things that will help us this next year in shipping much needed and wanted items…

Folds of the Flag

Sam Karr Not every important lesson is learned in the classroom. The Young Men’s Service League (YMSL) provides mothers and sons opportunities to serve together in their communities and to learn from others. Support Our Troops (SOT) welcomed the Argyle High School YMSL to their October meeting. While there, the young men wrote letters to…

November Virtual Auction for SOT

Lynne Moore The Support Our Troops (SOT) virtual auction will take place over two days this year. It will start at noon on Nov. 11 and end at 9 p.m. on Nov. 12. There are over sixty high-quality items in the auction this year. Photos and descriptions of the items are available now on the SOT…

Supporting Our Troops!

To date, Virgene Forest has made 200 cards.

Karen Ellsworth Virgene Forest is at it again! At nearly 90 years of age, she is making cards to send to troops stationed in the Middle East. She read an article about sending items through the Any Soldier Program. The group that started doing the cards sent over 7,000 last year! The cards are all…