March 03, 2005
AnySoldier.com enables all to aid troops
Web site gets needed goods to soldiers in harm’s way.
LA PLATA, Maryland (CNN) — When it comes to supplying an army in the field, there are thousands of material specialists, quartermasters and supply officers. And then there are the “special forces” — like the Horn family in LaPlata, Maryland.
“We’re a family-run effort that’s just trying to show our support, and we got a little more involved than most people,” says Sue Horn, co-founder of AnySoldier.com.
The Horns’ involvement began in 2003 when their son Brian was deployed to Iraq as a member of the Army’s 173rd Airborne. Brian, a sergeant, was assigned to a forward location with no running water and only military rations to eat. He soon grew dirty, thin, haggard.“He finally sent us a couple of pics,” says Marty Horn, Sue’s husband and the co-founder of AnySoldier.com. “When I showed Sue the pic, she gasped.”
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