Memorial Pack delivers over 260 boxes for the Troops

On Wednesday, 29 August, 2018, we packed over 260 boxes for the Troops. We dedicated the pack as a Memorial Pack to ‘The Hustler 6’ who were killed in Afghanistan on 21 December, 2015. Christine Lemm, the wife of one of those killed, TSgt and NYPD Detective Joseph G Lemm, attended the pack. She brought […]

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Salute to American Heroes 6 – SOLD OUT

October 18, 2018. We Got Your Six is the theme for most of what we do, but it’s especially appropriate for our 6th annual Salute to American Heroes gala.  This is our primary fund raiser for our Operation Wounded Care – 100% of the net proceeds go to these programs.  100%.  The Salute gala is […]

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Girl Scout Cookie Pack

On Friday, June 8, 2018, we packed 250 cartons of Girl Scout cookies from the Nassau County (NY) Girl Scouts and DHL Express.  Every year, DHL sends tens of thousands of boxes of cookies to our Troops, many to AaSP units.  They also provide AaSP with skids of cookies we send to ALL our Adoptee […]

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Easter Pack 2018

On March 15, AaSP volunteers packed 300 boxes for our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Coasties.  Thanks to our Benefactors and Supporters, it was probably the best carton to date.  Every box contained a “plethora” of goodies – including Peeps, Mike and Ike‘s and Hot Tamales;  Unilever’s Suave, AXE and Dove products; fruit cups, 4Imprint coffee […]

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Salute to American Heroes 5

  Salute to American Heroes has been described by attendees as one of the best nights out they ever had. It is a gala filled with military pageantry, symbolism and patriots who love our Troops and wounded Veterans. Salute is a night of dinner, dancing, auctions and entertainment. Over 100 military attend, including brave men […]

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Xmas 2017 Pack

AaSP schedules a Holiday pack by the middle of December each year. This year we started early – November 16 – to make sure all our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen received their goodies in time! Festive and holiday-like snacks and personal care items are packed in each box. Additionally, for last five or more […]

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DHL Trees for Troops

For over a decade, DHL has been shipping live Xmas trees to our brave men and women downrange in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait and other areas. AaSP provides contacts in those areas for DHL and, in turn, our units get live trees! It’s a great win-win-win for all concerned. Thanks to DHL for their generosity […]

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Xmas 2016 Party at Walter Reed NMMC

Every year, Captain John “Woody” Woodall leads a team of charities and volunteers to bring Christmas to our wounded and recovering Veterans at Walter Reed Nat’l Mil. Medical Center at Bethesda, MD. For years, Woody and his Firefighters Assisting Armed Forces Families (FFAAFF), the FDNY (Fire Dept. of NYC), the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders, Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon […]

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Super Bowl Party 2017 for Wounded Veterans

For years, the Super Bowl Party for our wounded and recovering Veterans had been held at Walter Reed Nat’l Mil. Med. Center. Now the party is held at the Bethesda/Chevy Chase (MD) Rescue Center. Led by Captain John “Woody” Woodall and volunteers from the FDNY and Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon, as well as the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders, […]

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Spring 2017 Pack

Spring is a great time for a packing event for AaSP. Winter is over and our Troops are getting ready for more activity, especially in fighting zones. Easter is a time of renewal and we traditionally send holiday candies, healthy snacks, amenities, coffee and great personal care items to our Adoptees. Our Benefactor, Unilever, and […]

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DHL Girl Scout Cookies

For more than a decade, DHL has partnered with the Girl Scouts of Nassau County (NY) to ship thousands of cases of Girl Scout cookies to our Troops overseas in harms way and at home at hospitals and local military bases. AaSP is proud to partner with this team by providing our contacts in areas […]

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Summer 2017 Pack

Just prior to summer each year, AaSP holds a Summer pack. In 2017, employees from Deloitte, the world’s largest professional services firm, held one of its Impact Day events at our warehouse. They packed Girl Scout cookies, coffee and candy. The cookies came from DHL/GSNCNY; candy from Just Born of Bethlehem, PA (one of our […]