Our Volunteers

“Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another.”  ~Erma Bombeck

Tremendous THANKS to our Volunteers for their time and dedication serving the Warriors and their families at Walter Reed NMMC, and to our Support Network across the country for providing their help and advice behind the scenes.  We appreciate you!

Sincere thanks to the Inpatient Warrior Family Liaison Office and the USMC Wounded Warrior Battalion-East at Walter Reed NMMC for allowing us the opportunity to serve those who have sacrificed so much for so many in defense of our Freedoms.

Bringing It All Together:


Hands’ On Volunteers: Our dedicated Volunteers are scattered throughout the Virginia, DC, and Maryland area surrounding Walter Reed-Bethesda and beyond.

May 22:  Snack Bags: Julie; Luncheon: Suzan & Jane, with help from SSG Jason (Thank You!)

August 20: Flea Market Table: Jim, Jerry, Katie, and Gladys

August 21: Snack Bags: Julie; Luncheon: Dina M.,  Dina K., and Jane, with help from HM2 Brianna (Thank You!)

November 6: Snack Bags: Julie; Luncheon: Dina, Colette, Deb, and Jane, with help from the Corpsman (Thank You!)

This Year’s Projects & Stuff:

Luncheons / Snack Bags / Holiday Cheer 2016 / Newsletter / Website / Facebook /

Advisors & Behind the Scenes Support Network:

Gladys and Bob Rodriguez

Ellen-Alisa Saxl – Marine Mom

Jaime Bernardo – founder, Touch of Relief, Inc.

Jessica LaGarde, LMT, owner, Peace at Hand

Jim Ridgeway – Veteran, USMC, 1946-1948, Choptank Marine Corps League Detachment #439

JustAnElf – Vietnam Veteran, USMC

Ruthi Moore – Director of Nursing, Navy Marine Corps Relief Society

Sgt. Schmiggs – OIF Veteran, USMC, 2003-2007

We are very grateful to our Volunteers, Past & Present, 2005 – 2016:

2015 Volunteers
2014 Volunteers
2013 Volunteers
Original Crew
Past Luncheon Dates

Bringing "Comforts of Home" to Bethesda (now Walter Reed NMMC) since 2005.