The baking group is collecting hygiene items for troops deployed overseas and monetary donations for shipping on Tuesday, May 14 between 5 and 7 p.m.
United States Military
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013
O'Fallon resident Mary Powers and her group need your help next weekend to support our troops.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can talk about signing up for the military and offer their advice this week.
Whether you're considering options after high school graduation or looking for a new career path, Patch wants to help find the answers to questions about joining the United States military this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about how to prepare, where to sign up, requirements and what each branch has to offer. If you are a local military recruiter or consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post with your email address. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Jan. 31. …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Neighbors are welcome to help make treats for United States military men and women serving overseas.
Editor's note: Mary is no longer seeking help with baking at this time. O'Fallon Patch will update with more information about future opportunities as they become available. An O'Fallon woman is sending homemade treats to military men and women overseas, but she needs a little help. Mary Powers is baking cookies and plans to send them to the troops each month. She is looking for other O'Fallon residents who are interested in helping with the baking.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The St. Peters Veterans Commission hosted the annual Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony in front of a packed house early Monday morning.
On a warm Memorial Day morning in St. Peters a dozens showed up to City Hall to remember what the holiday really stands for. One highlight of the event was the swearing in of 21 new military recruits, Before taking off for boot camp, the 21 young men from around the region took the Oath of Enlistment. The new recruits are:
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
A large crowd of O'Fallon residents gathered at the Veterans Memorial Walk on Monday to pay tribute to those who serve our country.
A large crowd began their Memorial Day by gathering at O'Fallon's Veterans Memorial Walk to pay tribute to our service men and woman who are currently serving and those who lost their lives serving our country. The ceremony began with American Legion Post 388 presenting the colors, Mayor Bill Hennessy welcoming the crowd and Fort Zumwalt South sophomore Sam Horstmeier reading a special essay he wrote about the importance of honoring military heroes. Keynote speaker Missouri National Guard Lt. Col. Alan Rohlfing asked the crowd to pause and celebrate the lives of those who perished defending our freedoms and be thankful that they lived. "The died for a cause more important than their own lives," he said. Rohlfing also reminded the crowd …