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Trust fund for Major Yaggy's Daughter


Super *********
Super Moderator
Ladies and Gentlemen,

As you know, a T-34C crashed in Alabama on Friday. Major Yaggy and his student were killed in the crash. This is a forwarded email from the CO of VT-6 regarding a trust fund in support of Major Yaggy's daughter Elizabeth. This is not a solicitation of any sort. Many of you read the story and generally feel some sort of loss and wonder "what could you do to help." The answer is nothing, normally. It is a helpless feeling. If you are interested, here is your way to help out a warrior's family in time of need. There is one truth to aviation, accidents do happen and this will not be the last. It never gets any easier.

Semper Fi!

LtCol Hein

Subject: Elizabeth Yaggy trust fund

Ladies and Gentlemen,

On behalf of the Yaggy family, I ask that you make public to your Sailors,
Marines, Guardsmen, Airmen, and civilian employees that donations to
Elizabeth Yaggy, daughter of Major David and Erin Yaggy, may be made via the
Air Warrior Courage Foundation, a registered charity of the Red River Valley
Fighter Pilots Association better known as the "River Rats." The Rats have
created a trust fund for Elizabeth, donated $1000, and encourage you to
contribute. 100% of your donations will go to Elizabeth.

Donations may be made in three ways:

1. By online credit card donation. Direct donation link at:
www.AirWarriorCourage.org When making an online donation, include a comment
in the remarks that the donation is intended for the Yaggy family.

2. By check made out to AWCF, with a remark designating the Yaggy family as
the intended beneficiary and mailed to:

PO Box 1553
Front Royal, VA 22630-5627

3. I will come to you and forward your donation to the AWCF.

The AWCF is an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization.
Elizabeth's benefits will be tax-free, your donations are tax deducible, and
you will receive a thank you letter & tax exemption information from AWCF.

Information regarding the Rats may be found at: http://www.river-rats.org/

I would be more than happy to answer any questions regarding the AWCF or the
River Rats.

Christopher M. "Preacher" Marcell
Lt Col, USAF
Commanding Officer, Training Squadron THREE Naval Air Station Whiting Field,
FL DSN 868-7321 COMM (850) 623-7321 Chris.Marcell@Navy.mil
This should be made a sticky.

Has this e-mail been forwarded to the other Whiting squadrons as well? There's been no mention of it in HT land.

Donation sent via online form - quick and easy.


Super *********
Super Moderator
Yes, everyone has been informed of this email. I omitted the one full page address line so I could post it here. Good idea on the sticky, I've adjusted it to make it a sticky