Operation Eagle

Operation Eagle


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Each year, The Fraternal Order of Eagles honors the service of troops across the United States and Canada through the Operation Eagle program. Members of the F.O.E. are invited to nominate a fellow member or child/grandchild of a member currently serving the U.S. or Canada. A limited number of nominees will be selected to receive goods donated from across the jurisdiction to be delivered in time for the holiday season. Nominees can be submitted throughout the year, with selections made in August.

In September, Aeries and Auxiliaries are encouraged to send collected items or monetary donations to the Grand Aerie Headquarters. The Grand Aerie recommends interested Aeries/Auxiliaries make check donations made payable to Operation Eagle in order to help tailor each care package to the needs of the selected individual and save our members on the high shipping costs associated with the mailing of a large quantity of goods.


2015 Campaign

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Last year, we asked members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles to make donations to our annual Operation Eagle program to assist those overseas this coming holiday season. Eagles stepped up to the plate with $8,369.10 in donations. On Wednesday, Nov. 11, staff from the Grand Aerie Headquarters headed to the Grove City Wal-Mart to purchase items requested by this year's recipients. Thanks to the generosity of Eagles' Aeries and Auxiliaries throughout the United States and Canada, as well as donations from previous years, we were able to purchase $11,901.07  worth of goods to send overseas! Thank you to Eagles everywhere and to Wal-Mart for making this fantastic effort possible. Pictured to the right is a postcard of appreciation sent from the commanding officer CDR Albert A. Alcorn, USN, of the USS Columbus, the submarine that 2015 nominee Stan Serbanica was serving on when last year's packages were sent.


 

2016 Operation Eagle Nominees

Daniel Anderson

Sponsoring Aerie: Huntsville, Alabama #3263

1st Lieutenant Daniel Anderson, US Army National Guard, is a 2013 graduate of Auburn University in Auburn, AL.  Danny is 25 years old and has been married to his wife, Holly, for 2 years.  Danny is currently deployed to the Middle East with the 1670th Transportation Company.  Family is very important to Danny.  He followed in the footsteps of his Father as a Transportation officer.  This is his first deployment and he has made a vast effort to make sure the men and women that serve under him are well taken care of.  Danny enjoys racing motorcycles and flying airplanes. 1st LT Daniel Anderson was nominated by Carol Stafford of Huntsville, AL #3263.

Trevor Hurles

Sponsoring Aerie: Washington Court House, Ohio #423

Trevor Hurles is 23 years old and is from the small town of Washington Court House, Ohio. He has 2 younger brothers and was recently engaged to his fiancé, Morgan.  Trevor has been active in the Army for more than 2 years. He is stationed out of Fort Bliss, Texas, and currently serves in the fields of Kuwait. He loves to fish in his spare time, as well as go to the gym. He is also into Harley Davidson motorcycles and hopes to get one when he gets home. His plans after deployment are to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. Trevor will remain in Kuwait through the Holidays and hopes to return to Fort Bliss in April 2017. Trevor was nominated by his stepmother, Amy Winters, of Washington Court House, OH #423.

James Setlock

Sponsoring Aerie: Northville, Michigan #2504

Jim Setlock has been an Eagle member for approximately 13 years, joining in Ohio.  He transferred to Northville, Michigan, #2504 in 2013 where he is currently a member.  Jim grew up in Detroit and has fond memories of the Boblo Island Boats.  Jim has been deployed numerous times since 2007 and is currently stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan, with approximately 1,000 other soldiers.  His pride and joy are his two daughters Aubrey, 25, and Emily, 23. One attends The University of Michigan and the other Michigan State.  He also enjoys fishing and travel.  Jim was nominated by Lynn Law of Northville, MI #2504.

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The Fraternal Order of Eagles, an international nonprofit organization, unites fraternally in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice and equality, to make human life more desirable by lessening its ills, and by promoting peace, prosperity, gladness and hope.

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