Hello, my name is Jose Oquendo. I am a veteran of the armed forces. My brother Josue Oquendo is active duty military currently stationed in Norfolk, VA. He tranferred there after been a recruiter in Orlando, Florida. In December 2013 he was diagnosed with ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia). It has been really rough on everyone in the family as you could imagine. He is currently been treated at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center. Although all medical bills are been taking care off, we've had a hard time paying for travel and hotel expenses, not to mention depleting all sick and vacation time we had. The doctors say that support from friends and family greatly increase chances for remission.
Because my brother transfered to Norfolk and left his family in Orlando where he had made a home, they have to constantly travel to VA., and having a 5 month old baby makes it even tougher for his wife to take care of him without having other people there. The military dont want to pay for travel and accomodations for anyone. So everything has to come out of pocket.
My brother is been in the military since 2001, he is served this country proudly and with honor. Although I am older than him, he is my hero. He is father to two beautiful girls, Jeylizmar, 6 and Jaixis just 5 months. His wife and daughters currently live in Orlando, FL. Your Help would be greatly apreciated and i thank you in advance for your donation.
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