After visiting schools in Grand Haven, Mich., Charles A. Conklin Post 28 vice commander David MacKellar wanted area youth to support our troops overseas. The holiday season created the perfect opportunity.
Linda Wieck's Camo Quilt Project started in April 2006 when she made her son-in-law a quilt before he left for Iraq. To date, the volunteer project has sent 2,175 quilts to servicemembers headed overseas.
House Armed Services Committee Chairman sent a letter to Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Attorney General Eric Holder, requesting a briefing on the decision to use federal criminal courts to prosecute Guantanamo detainees.