Airman in Need of Support

SSgt Chris Short is trying to raise money to help one of his Airmen whose wife and newborn baby are in critical condition at the base hospital. Obviously, the medical expenses themselves are taken care of by Uncle Sam but the costs for out of town family members to fly in and stay is not.

If you can help out by making a donation and/or helping spread the word, it’d be appreciated.

UPDATE: Things are looking up but more funds are still needed.

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  1. Chris Short says:

    Thanks for posting and donating, James.

    Any and all support is greatly appreciated.

  2. Bithead says:

    Consider it spread, James. I’ve echoed your message at BitsBlog just now.

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