Friday, August 19, 2016

Romance and American Veterans

My husband, Buzz, is a veteran of the US Marine Corps. I'm forever grateful that he didn't have to serve in a war, but his dad, Lee, was wounded in France during World War II and earned a badge of military merit called the Purple Heart.

During Lee's life, he actively supported and was served by the Disabled American Veterans Organization. Due to a hearing loss from artillery percussion, Buzz also became a lifetime member of the DAV.

Established in 1920, the DAV has an excellent record for supporting veterans. They have local chapters across the country that supply canes, crutches, hospital beds, walkers, and other necessities to veterans in need.

My latest book, ZACK'S RANCH, is a romance that touches on the issue of wounded veterans. Supporting their recovery is a subject very dear to our hearts. We donate what we can, but I've decided to dedicate all the print proceeds for my BRIDLETON series to our local chapter of the DAV. Print earnings don't add up to big money, but it's another way we can contribute.

The series includes three titles; ANDREA'S HOMECOMING, CHEY'S COWBOY, and ZACK'S RANCH. Print proceeds on all of them will go to our local DAV Madison Chapter #93.



Print copies of the books are only available at Amazon.com. If anyone is interested in donating directly to the Disabled American Veterans, you can use this link https://www.dav.org/ to their official website.

Until next time, take care and keep reading!


Hugs, Becky

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11 comments:

  1. What a worthy cause this is. I'm so happy my veterans (husband, son, grandson) are all in one piece, too, but grateful for organizations like the DAV for those who aren't, whether it be physically, emotionally, or mentally.

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  2. Liz - please give our thanks to those of your family who have served. I don't think we can thank any of them enough.

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  3. What sm awesome thing to do. Sounds like time to add another of your wonderful books to my collection! Big hugs!

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    1. Thank you so much, Debbie. Hugs back at you and I hope your knee is healing well.

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  4. What sm awesome thing to do. Sounds like time to add another of your wonderful books to my collection! Big hugs!

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  5. Hi Becky! So glad our country has men like Buzz who help/helped keep us safe. Blessings to you both! I love your books!

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  6. Thanks and blessings back at you, Paulette.

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  7. That's really great of you, Becky!

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  8. Thanks, Hannah. It's not a big donation, but hopefully it's long-term.

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  9. This daughter of a veteran agrees -- a very worthy cause.

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    1. We owe so much to that generation, don't we Pat? And every generation of service that follows.

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