FORT WORTH, Texas — A Texas-based grassroots campaign to supportthe military and called “AdoptaPlatoon,” is finding a Fort Worthcredit union a major CU booster and winning praise this week forshipping supplies and letters to U.S. soldiers in Iraq andAfghanistan.

Indeed, the Rio Hondo teacher and executive director ofAdoptaPlatoon, whose work since last year has been featured on CNN,written up in scores of local newspapers and has Dept of Defenseblessing, lauded Fort Worth Community Credit Union for taking thelead in organizing care shipments and “Moms Across America” letterwriting.

“Fort Worth Community Credit Union is proud to support the menand women who are serving our country,” said Richard Howdeshell,president/CEO of the CU. “The members and employees of FTWCCU havegenerously donated items needed by our troops, and have includedpersonal letters of encouragement and support to our soldiersstationed in Iraq.”

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