US Congressman Embarrasses Himself and his
District by Praising Dictator Chavez
Sacramento, Calif. – Move America Forward, the nation’s largest grassroots pro-troop organization publicly called a sitting U.S. Congressman ‘shameful’ after Representative Jose E. Serrano (D-NY) praised the late Venezuelan Dictator Hugo Chavez on the day his death was announced by the government of Venezuela.
Pro-Troop Group Will Hold Hagel Accountable as Secretary of Defense
SACRAMENTO, Calif. –Move America Forward (MAF), the nation’s largest grassroots pro-troops organization, expressed disappointment upon learning of the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense by the U.S. Senate today. It was one of the closest votes ever and without a doubt the most contentious fight for the post in the history of the office. Although the group fought President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense, MAF says they are undeterred by this loss, and will continue to fight on in the future by holding Hagel accountable to his words.
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President Promises to Complete Mission in Afghanistan but Wants to Cut Troops Who Will Fight For It
Sacramento, CA – Move America Forward, the nation’s largest grassroots, pro-troop organization said that President Obama should not trade progress in Afghanistan for political expediency, after he outlined his plan to cut troop levels in Afghanistan in his State of the Union address Tuesday.
OBAMA HOLDING MILITARY FAMILIES HOSTAGE
TRIES TO RAM THROUGH DEBT CEILING INCREASE BY THREATENING VET BENEFITS
SACRAMENTO, Calif. –Move America Forward (MAF), the nation’s largest grassroots pro-troops organization, expressed outrage and condemned the use of our soldiers who bravely sacrifice every day for their country, as a political football. Today at an hour-long news conference President Barack Obama threatened not to pay out benefits to military veterans unless Republican lawmakers agree to raise the nation’s $16.4 trillion federal debt limit quickly with no agreement of cuts to government spending in exchange.
Scott Raab, a spokesman for the group and Navy Veteran, says Obama’s strategy is playing politics with our troops and their families.
“He’s threatening military families, saying they won’t get paychecks or benefits, unless Republicans go along with whatever he wants,” says Raab, who is currently receiving disability benefits from the VA that could be withheld according to Obama’s statements. (more…)
AFTER GRINCH STRIKES, DONATIONS POUR IN,
COMPANY OFFERS FREE SHIPPING
SACRAMENTO, Calif. –Move America Forward (MAF), the nation’s largest grassroots pro-troops organization, had 120 care packages, over $5,000 worth, stolen from their Christmas Care Package shipment. Today MAF received a donation of $4,000 from DYMO Endicia, the shipping software company that MAF uses to purchase postage for their care packages. This donation will cover the cost of about 300 additional care packages to be sent to the troops in Afghanistan. (more…)
STOLEN CARE PACKAGES FOR TROOPS BEING
REPLACED THANKS TO OVERWHELMING SUPPORT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Move America Forward (MAF), the nation’s largest grassroots pro-troops organization, had over $5,000 worth of care packages or 120 care package orders stolen from their Christmas Care Package shipment. After the story went viral donations and concerned citizen have begun to step up. Today over 850 lbs of See’s Candy has been delivered by See’s for Soldiers, a group that uses See’s candy as their main source to raise support for the troops. (more…)
GRINCH STEALS CHRISTMAS FROM THE TROOPS
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On Monday morning December 17th, Move America Forward (MAF), the nation’s largest grassroots pro-troops organization, had over $5,000 worth of care packages or 120 care package orders stolen. The Care Packages were addressed with the name of the Armed Forces member it was intended for and ready for delivery to Afghanistan. Efforts are already underway to replace the stolen Care packages and donations have been coming in. (more…)
PRO-TROOP GROUP OPPOSES POLITICAL CORRECTNESS IN CONTROVERSIAL NEW ARMY MANUAL
Sacramento, Calif. – The nation’s largest grass-roots, pro-troop organization, Move America Forward has joined the thousands of voices that have criticized a proposed revision of the U.S. Army Field Manual that instructs troops to avoid discussing matters which some Afghans could find offensive. The hypersensitive list of taboo subjects includes “making derogatory comments about the Taliban,” “advocating women’s rights,” and even “any criticism of pedophilia.” The idea that we need to stop standing for American values overseas undermines our mission and the reason we are there. (more…)