Heroes Honoring Heroes: Georgetown, Texas Police and Fire Chiefs Lace Up Combat Boots to Express Gratitude and Support For America’s Brave Defenders

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Georgetown, TX (October 7, 2013) – Two Texas Chiefs are sporting some new footwear! Georgetown Police Chief Wayne Nero and Georgetown Fire Department Chief John Sullivan are showcasing Boot Campaign “give back” combat boots with their uniforms. Talk about a conversation starter!  By lacing up combat boots they are expressing their patriotism and gratitude for those who serve through the Georgetown-based national nonprofit, Boot Campaign, which is dedicated to cultivating awareness, promoting patriotism, and providing assistance to military, past and present, and their families. Being so close to Fort Hood, they want our brave defenders to know that we are here for them.

“It is my personal belief that there needs to be a fundamental change in the way we treat the deployed and returning military. These men and women have sacrificed their time and lives for us and we own them big time,” said Fire Chief John Sullivan of the Georgetown Fire Department. “The easiest way for us to do this is through a solidarity program, like the boot campaign, that assists in their transition back home… this is where they belong and we need to show it so they can feel it and believe it.”

Police Chief Wayne Nero, a former U.S. Marine, has authorized that the 11th day of every month will be “get your BOOTS ON” day in Georgetown, and his entire force will be allowed to wear Boot Campaign combat boots with their uniforms. Want to get your BOOTS ON?  Find out how: http://BootCampaign.com or give us a shout at info@bootcampaign.com

The Boot Campaign is a national 501c3 nonprofit that is dedicated to showing tangible appreciation of our active military, raising awareness of the challenges they face upon return and supporting their transition home.  The Boot Campaign cultivates awareness, promotes patriotism, and provides assistance to military, past and present, and their families.  Through the sale of its signature military combat boots, general public donations, and corporate sponsorship, the Boot Campaign operates five distinct initiatives — Jobs, Housing, Wellness, Urgent Assistance and Family Support– that are caring for military personnel, past and present, healing from a variety of physical and emotional combat wounds, embodying the campaign motto that, “When They Come Back, We Give Back”.  http://BootCampaign.com

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