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2nd Annual Hidalgo/Warner Memorial Golf Outing

We will be having a Memorial Golf Outing to remember the lives of 1LT Daren M. Hidalgo and LCPL Richard Warner on Friday, July 25th at the Western Lakes Golf Club.  Golf registration is complete at this time.  Please join us at 6PM for dinner with a raffle and silent auction to follow.  We have many great silent auction items so come prepared.  All proceeds benefit Fisher House of Wisconsin which provides a "home away from home" for military and veteran's families. You can print out the…

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Added by loved ones of Jorge Hidalgo on June 29, 2014 at 10:29pm — No Comments

April 2014 Gathering

Once again I am amazed at the Love, Strength, and Grace of our Families. Thank you for letting me share in another annual gathering. I appreciate being witness to the many awesome moments shared.

Added by loved ones of Sharon Eisch on April 14, 2014 at 2:29am — No Comments

April 2014

The Annual Gathering in April is just around the corner! Making my plans, putting in my request at work, warming up my 'Healing Table' with Prayer and Healing Intention. Looking forward to another awesome weekend with God's finest.

Hoping to see ALL of you there.

Shari

Added by loved ones of Sharon Eisch on January 16, 2014 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Informational...

Hello

Those of us who live in the Northern States, are more likely to suffer more 'depression' during the long, cold, and dark winter months - AND NOT JUST Because we have TONS of shoveling to do and it's SO COLD out!!

We 'need the sun.'  With less day light and a different kind of day light, compared to the summer, MANY of us suffer

from a low Vitamin D level.  I had my doc test mine and it was too low.  So, I started taking Vit D tablets and now I'm 'normal' - well, as…

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Added by loved ones of Margaret M. Frittitta on January 5, 2014 at 12:47am — No Comments

Green Bay Weekend!!!!

       It was really super to meet more great people in our group, what a great weekend it was. Really it all was a heart felt time spent with all..   We are truely blessed to have such a wonderful group.. Great Job BT-RO you did a super job.. luv ya all Lori and Scott Steve!!

Added by loved ones of Lori on April 19, 2013 at 6:28pm — No Comments

We have never felt so blessed to be around such a great group of people at the Veterans Parade in Milwaukee.. we felt so apart of everything.. Want to Thank the people of BT-RO for everything...The a…

We have never felt so blessed to be around such a great group of people at the Veterans Parade in Milwaukee.. we felt so apart of everything.. Want to Thank the people of BT-RO for everything...The awesome feeling we had from that day is forever in our hearts... Cant wait to do it again next year!! Thanks and hello to all!

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Added by loved ones of Lori on November 11, 2012 at 9:51pm — 6 Comments

2012 Veterans Day Parade

Looking forward to seeing you all.

Added by loved ones of Sharon Eisch on November 5, 2012 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Vandalism to Army Spc Shaun Novak Veterans memorial

Here is the link to our story where the memorial was vandalized recently.

http://www.wbay.com/category/169373/video-landing-page?clipId=7643590&topVideoCatNo=14980&autoStart=true

Thanks,

Brenda & Randy Novak

Added by loved ones of Brenda, Randy & Danny Novak on August 23, 2012 at 9:41am — No Comments

 A big welcome to all the new families, This is a wonderful organization that will help you feel understood and safe. It was a pleasure meeting you in Appleton.

 A big welcome to all the new families, This is a wonderful organization that will help

you feel understood and safe. It was a pleasure meeting you in Appleton.

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Added by loved ones of trish on April 26, 2012 at 11:17pm — No Comments

I hope all Our Families had a great time this weekend. Welcome to all new families to Our Family. God Bless all of you and Hope to see You all again

I hope all Our Families had a great time this weekend. Welcome to all new families to Our Family. God Bless all of you

and Hope to see You all again

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Added by loved ones of Barbara Voss on April 18, 2012 at 9:54am — 1 Comment

Thank you

I want to thank Judith and all the others at the retreat who made me feel welcome and a part of the BTRO family this past weekend. As was stated, "It's a club no one wants to be in",but since I qualify, I glad I was able to attend. Thanks for all the welcome gifts and the fellowship.

Added by loved ones of James B. Johnson on April 17, 2012 at 5:10pm — 3 Comments

WOW, what a weekend in Appleton!!

WOW!!!  What a weekend we had in Appleton.  I hope everyone had a great time and were able to connect with others that know your pain.  Hopefully there was some healing done.  A great big welcome to the new families that attended.  It certainly can be overwhelming the first couple events, but hopefully in time you will feel more and more comfortable and "at home" in your Being There Reaching Out family.  What strength it took to sign up to come this very first time!  If I did not get to meet…

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Added by loved ones of Amy L. Lopez on April 16, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments

April Gathering - Welcome New Families

I'm looking forward to seeing my friends this weekend. I know for a lot of us we only see each other at these gatherings. It's always wonderful to see you all. Also looiking to welcome our new families. I hope you will find this group open and compassionate and understanding and that it will be comfortable for you. You will get to meet me and learn more about my quilt project. Many of us have championed various projects; walks/runs, rides, golft outings, memorials through out the state,…

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Added by loved ones of Belle Wichlacz on April 10, 2012 at 2:33pm — 1 Comment

Brownie Troop 6131 Donates cookies at our BTRO family weekend!

I wanted to share how proud I am of my Brownie Girl scout troop 6131 in their annual (2nd year) donation drive during our cookie sale. My daughter Courtney will be presenting 6 cases of cookies to Bobbie and Herb Samme at the BTRO weekend gathering in Appleton. The cases of Girl Scout cookies will be packed up and sent to Soldiers and Marines over seas as part of Bobbie's care package project in honor of her son, Eric Palmsinio. Thank you Bobbie for allowing us to donate cookies to your…

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Added by loved ones of Sister of Sgt. Eugene Uhl 3 on April 4, 2012 at 7:47am — No Comments

WI contractors killed in Iraq or Afghanistan

 

Eric Smith 4/24/2005....Kyle Kaszynski 12/22/2005....Christopher Lem 9/20/2005....Paul Reuben 11/16/2006....Shane Schmidt 9/19/2010... Todd Walker 2/16/2012..Thomas Boyle Jr, June 18th 2012

  L-J

Added by loved ones of Judith Singer-Founder of BT-RO on May 5, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

WI Fallen in Desert Storm

SMSG Paul Buege, Milwaukee, 3/30/1991

PFC Kevin Calloway, Arpin, 11/21/1990

PVT Michael Fitz, Horican, 2/27/1991

CPL Daniel Joel 3/5/91(in Saudi Arabia two weeks after the war ended)

SGT Cheryl LaBeau-O'Brien 2/27/1991

SSG Lance Monsen, Pembine, 1/10/1991

A1C Rocky Nelson, New auburn, 12/1/1990

PFC Scott Schroeder, Milwaukee, 1/29/1991

SGT William Strehlow, Kenosha, 2/26/1991

SGT Brian Scott, Park Falls, 2/26/1991

PFC Patrick Wanke, Watertown,…

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Added by loved ones of Judith Singer-Founder of BT-RO on February 15, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

WI Fallen other than in Combat

LT Tyler Peterson 11/25/2008...SPC Kyle Ryba 4/3/10...PFC Conrad Myers 2/22/10..SPC Michael Rounds 3/11/10...SPC Christopher Becker 4/3/10...MSGT Daniel Richardson 4/15/10.... SSGT Chad Polinske 5/23/2009...MSGT Joseph Foltz 5/25/10...SPC Cord Daentl…

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Added by loved ones of Judith Singer-Founder of BT-RO on November 16, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Rest in Peace dear friend and Gold Star Mother, Dawn Markham. 7/16/2010. Rest in Peace.

Dawn Markham's memorial service will be held Thursday July 22nd @ Bethel Baptist Church, 2411 Weeden Creek Road, Sheboygan, WI 53081.

Visitation will be held from 4:30 - 6:30 pm with the service to follow. There will be a light meal served following the service for those of you who would like to join us in the fellowship hall at the church.
Please join us as we celebrate Dawn's life here on earth as well as celebrate her new life with her Lord Jesus Christ & her reunion…
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Added by loved ones of Judith Singer-Founder of BT-RO on July 19, 2010 at 9:20am — No Comments

LCpl Jacob "Slim" Meinert Arlington National Cemetary

Jake will be laid to rest in Arlington on April 27th with his other brothers. I'm having a hard time letting him go. He'll be so far away.

Added by loved ones of Krista Meinert on April 25, 2010 at 7:09pm — No Comments

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