The recently published dialogue between Capt. Dave Gowel and Dougan Sherwood has prompted some interesting discussion and commentary. Dougan asks the question: “What can I - as a civilian - do to make a difference on the War on Terror?” As I ponder the answers to that question, it occurs to me that this is an opportune time to make Dougan – and the other readers of The White Rhino Report – aware of some organizations that are effectively creating opportunities for citizens to become involved in supporting those who are, or have been, on the front lines of the War on Terror. With that in mind, I want to make you aware of an organization founded by several friends of mine – Beyond Orders.
After his initial brainstorm, Harvard student Tin-Yung Ho spoke with Rajiv Srinivasan, a
The site’s founders believe that Beyond Orders fills a gap; the
Regular readers of The White Rhino Report will recognize the name of Rajiv Srinivasan from a recent posting about the making of a
Matt Sherrer became a friend of mine when he served as one of the Co-Presidents of the Armed Forces Alumni Association at
Together with their friends and colleagues, Rajiv and Matt have created an organization that addresses a significant need.
I encourage you to visit the Beyond Orders Website, and make a cash donation or ship needed supplies to one of our soldiers in