2d Infantry Division 100th Birthday

$1,000 of $100k goal

Raised by 17 people in 5 months
Aves Thompson
on behalf of Bob Haynes
 FOX LAKE, IL

The 2d Indianhead Division Association (2IDA) Veterans organization is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the formation of the US Army 2d Infantry Division in Bourmont, France in 1917 during the first World War and to pay tribute to the thousands of veterans that have served in the 2d ID.  The event is at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, Arlington, VA on 13-16 September 2017.  The 2IDA is planning tours, dinners, banquets and a rededication ceremony at the 2d Infantry Division Memorial on Constitution Avenue near the White House in Washington, DC.   

The 2d Indianhead Division Scholarship and Memorial Charitable Foundation [IRS 501(c)(3) #47-24342777] is soliciting funds to support this grand celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the 2d Division.  Funds raised here will be used to pay for tours, dinners, banquets and hotel subsidies for 2d Division Veterans.  Many of our 300-400 guests will travel on a once in a lifetime trip to Washington DC for this event.  These men and women served in WWII, the Korean War, on the Korean DMZ, in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Our WWII and Korean War vets are aging fast and this celebration will allow them to be honored as the heroes they are.  These funds will help veterans of the 2d Division of WWII, Korea, the Korean DMZ, Afghanistan and Iraq defray the cost of the trip for these veterans to celebrate this momentous event.    

The 2d Infantry Division (2d ID) fought with distinction in every war since 1917; World War I, II, Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan.  The notable exception in the war fighting was the 2d ID absence in Vietnam.  In 1965, the 2d ID returned to Korea and has been the longest forward deployed U.S. Army Division with the important mission of guarding Freedom’s Frontier, the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the Republic of Korea in the south and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in the north. 

All contributions are tax deductible.  Please make your contribution early so we can make all the necessary arrangements.  All members of the 2IDA are grateful for your help in making this event possible.  Your contribution will go a long way to say to these men and women… Thank you for your Service!
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Update 5
Posted by Aves Thompson
2 months ago
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There is still plenty of time for you to contribute to help US Army Second Division veterans celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the formation of the division in France in 1917. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for these veterans. Please help us out.
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Update 4
Posted by Aves Thompson
4 months ago
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There is slightly more than a week for you to make your year end tax deductible donation to help our 2d ID vets celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the formation of the US Army 2d Infantry Division. Plans are being made and we need your help to make this a huge success. Pls be generous as you make your donation. Happy holidays!
Me in Korea in 1965
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Update 3
Posted by Aves Thompson
4 months ago
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Don't forget to make that last minute tax deductible contribution to help the 2d ID veterans celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the formation of the Division in France during WWI in 1917. These are proud veterans and will appreciate anything you can do to help defray the cost of this celebration.
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Update 2
Posted by Aves Thompson
5 months ago
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Don't forget to make your donation to help 2d Infantry Division veterans celebrate the 100th birthday. Many have never been to DC and look forward to paying tribute to the 2d ID and to visiting the monuments in our nation's capitol. Give as generously as you can. Share with your friends and interested businesses! Second to None
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$1,000 of $100k goal

Raised by 17 people in 5 months
Created November 6, 2016
Aves Thompson  
on behalf of Bob Haynes
DT
$25
Duncan Taylor
2 months ago
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KE
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Kristina Eastham
2 months ago
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$25
Sherman Johnson
2 months ago
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Should be a great gathering of 2ID vets from all eras. Hooah!

DK
$25
dennis kulak
4 months ago
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JA
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John Affeldt
4 months ago
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Corlyss Affeldt
4 months ago
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EG
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Elizabeth Glooschenko
4 months ago
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JB
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John Batty-Sylvan
4 months ago
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2-2-0

DH
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Dave Harbour
5 months ago
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JK
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Jackie Keenan
5 months ago
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God Bless you Chuck and thank you to all veterans for my freedom and safety. God Bless America

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