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Purchase Paul Holton's latest book Collateral Kindness Today.

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Recent Events Have Caused Widespread
Humanitarian Crisis for Iraqi Children
Springvile, UT--06/17/2014--The recent attacks by the ISIS forces have caused widespread havoc for a lot of children in Iraq. Chief Warrant Officer Paul Holton is concerned about the stability of the Iraqi government and the welfare of the children he has worked with through his charity Operation Give. 

The liberation of Iraq and freedom for the Iraqi people came at great cost to the United States and to the men and women in the military who served there, but there is so much more to the story than the news media would have you believe.

 

Did you know that the average Iraqi greatly appreciates the sacrifices the U.S. made and all of the good that was done to help make Iraq safer and to give the people there a fresh start and a hope for a brighter future? Did you know that the majority of Iraqis are wonderful, loving, hospitable people who desire many of the same things we do?

 

Collateral Kindness is the untold story of Paul Holton, chief warrant officer and army interrogator, and his interactions with the Iraqi people-their warmth and kindness, their appreciation, and their deep love and respect for the U.S. soldier, now seen in ways that the average American never knew about. Collateral Kindness provides a glimpse of one soldier's successful efforts to win the Iraqis' hearts and minds.

 

"There is a personal, humanistic side to the war not depicted in any other stories coming out of Iraq. We, the U.S. military, were so successful in breaking through language and cultural barriers with the Iraqi people and accomplished so much good that has never been reported."

 

True stories of the Iraqi war are now accounted for in "Collateral Kindness: The True Story of an Army Interrogator in Iraq." This is the other, more positive and more human side of the story never told about what the army was really doing there.

 

 

About Collateral Kindness:
Collateral Kindness is the gripping, heartwarming story of US Army interrogator Paul Holton's soul-searching personal battles during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Every day, Paul faced down his enemies, but when he had to face a suffering Iraqi child behind a barbed-wire fence, his life changed. This fascinating account from the front lines illustrates the simple truth that kindness can heal even the deepest wound. 

About Paul Holton:

Paul Holton, better known as "Chief Wiggles," is the founder of Operation Give, a humanitarian organization that ships, school supplies, toys, medical supplies, shoes, clothing, and sports equipment to children in war-torn and devastated nations through the world, especially where the US military is serving. Many became acquainted with Chief Wiggles through his detailed and inspiring wartime "blog" on the internet written during his deployments to the Middle East. As a CW5 Chief Warrant Officer in the US Army for the past 41 years, he has served as an interrogator and Korean linguist. He has been to Iraq three times and to South Korea more than 50 times, functioning as an interrogation team chief, interpreter, de-briefer, and most recently as the 8th Army Commander's Key leader engagement officer in South Korea, where he is currently serving. Holton was sent to the Middle East in 1991 during Operation Desert Storm, where he screened and interrogated hundreds of Iraqis. Saving Babylon recounts his experiences in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, from the start of the war in 2003, through the capture of Saddam Hussein, and then through the release of most prisoners and well into the rebuilding phase of the conflict. Paul has worked for FedEx for the past 21 years, and is currently a Worldwide Account Manager. He has also taught Supply Chain management, Internet Marketing, and Operation Management at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University, as an adjunct professor. He is the father of four children and resides in Salt Lake City with his wife Keeyeon.

For media interviews and review copies contact:
Rozelle Hansen
Nonfiction Publicist
(801) 489 4084
PR@Cedarfort.com
For bulk sale and sale opportunities contact:
Rodney Fife
Northwest Regional Sales Manager
(801) 852-3223
Nwrep@Cedarfort.com
For information on Operation Give contact:
Elaine
Operation Give
435-512-4956

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Winning Hearts and Minds Through Giving.

The mission of Operation Give is to give hope to the deprived and disconnected people of the world; most often where the U.S. military is serving. We provide the much needed material humanitarian supplies and resources to the U.S. Military men and women so they in turn can distribute these items to the people they come in contact with. Operation Give gives hope to people in war-torn countries and to people suffering from natural disasters. We build bridges through giving; spanning cultural differences and language barriers; speaking the international language of love through giving.

Serving our Military Families:

Operation Give’s mission is also to serve our men and women in the military and their military families. Through giving, we express the appreciation of a grateful nation and let them know their service has not been forgotten. We help provide for their families while deployed and give them and others the opportunities to participate in the giving process; as they take catch the giving spirit and become involved in the different giving programs.

Giving helps to save lives through Collateral Kindness. 

Our Mission in Action:

Looking back over the past 11 years, since the inception of Operation Give, I have yet to receive one request from anyone serving in the military asking for supplies for themselves. Not one soldier, airman, seaman or marine has ever asked us to send items to them for personal use. Instead, it has always been requests for items they need to give out to others; for the people in the areas they are serving in, for kids in a school, for children in an orphanage and on and on.

No matter where the US military is serving in the world or in whatever capacity, our US military men and women, as they in the course of their duty, see someone in need and have a desire to help. It appears to be the basic nature of those serving in the military to want to help the people in the war-torn countries they go to, or the people suffering from some type of natural disaster, or to help children suffering from a variety of different tragedies. There is always collateral kindness, no matter where we go in the world.

The problem is that these men and women serving in the military do not have supplies or access to supplies of humanitarian-aide, nor does the military itself have the ability to provide the much needed humanitarian supplies. The soldiers, airmen seamen and marines are even forbidden by regulation from soliciting any type of aide or support in this area. (And I know this reg through personal experiences, read my book “Collateral Kindness”)  To read More about Mission Statement CLICK!

Purchase Collateral Kindness at www.collateralkindness.com

 

Celebrating Military Appreciation Month:

Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 to ensure the nation was given the opportunity to publically demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our service members - past and present. As you contemplate the importance of our military in the history of our nation and think of ways you might show your appreciation to our service members, please think of Operation Give.

With our various projects and operations (you can see on our website), we have continued to ship items our service members have requested; ultimately destined for the people they desire to help. Operation Give will continue to supply humanitarian supplies to our service members, as long as the desire to help another continues. Everything we collect gets shipped out to wherever it is needed most.

As service members go about their business of killing bad guys, liberating and freeing those in bondage, and winning the hearts and minds of the people, our soldiers, airmen, seamen and marines will be the cause of much collateral kindness. And we at Operation Give will continue to be focused on supplying humanitarian-aid to soldiers and their families and providing all of them an opportunity to catch the spirit of giving.

Don’t forget to show your appreciation to our service members, any way you can.

Chief Wiggles

“Doing it the wiggles way”

99% of the money we collect goes to buying additional much needed items or to pay for the shipping of goods overseas.100% of the items we collect go to people who need them. Everyone at Operation Give is a volunteer.

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99% of the money we collect goes to buying additional much needed items or to pay for the shipping of goods overseas. 100% of the items we collect go to people who need them. Everyone at Operation Give is a volunteer.

 

Operation Give   wishes to Thank FedEx   for their generous help this year

shipping our donations to the Troops.  

THOUSANDS of Christmas Stockings to the Troops were delivered by

FedEX EXPRESS INTERNATIONAL AIR

 

Donations are still needed to Shipping costs from our

SLC Warehouse to our Troops in Iraq & Afghanistan.

Donate

Any Project info, Shipping info or Donation questions email:

elaine@operationgive.org  

or

Call 435-512-4956         Discontinue calls to 801-259-6336 

Chief Wiggles!

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