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Buchanan & Edwards Leads Donation Drive for the US Troops in Afghanistan

 October 2011- Washington, DC

Buchanan & Edwards (BE) recently completed a donation drive for the troops in Afghanistan. Through the overwhelming support of its principles and staff, Buchanan & Edwards was able to collect and ship food, clothing, books, toiletries, and much more to its sponsored platoon in Sangin, Afghanistan. The supplies were shipped to the troops through Give2TheTroops, an organization dedicated to lifting the morale of troops overseas through care packages and items from home.

Give2TheTroops was started by a single military wife in 2002, from her own basement. The operation quickly grew from sending 100 packages a month to the thousands currently sent. Now operating from several branch locations throughout the country, Give2TheTroops sends over 80 packages a week from each branch. The North Carolina branch, despite facing great damage due to Hurricane Irene, continues to pack and ship boxes daily. Undeterred by the lost homes and damage, many volunteers at this branch continue to serve the troops. Buchanan & Edwards was proud to be able to work with this organization of dedicated individuals who selflessly work to make every deployed troop feel remembered and loved.

BE’s founders and employees firmly believe in the importance of providing for the security of our country, and that the comfort and morale of the warfighter plays a pivotal role in protecting that security. BE also provides Information Technology and Information Assurance solutions to the Department of Defense, ensuring mission success for the agencies and individuals protecting our nation for this and future generations. “I was proud to see our team respond so overwhelmingly to this call for donations,” says Buchanan-Edwards CEO, Brian Karlisch. “It is an honor to be able to serve our troops who risk their lives every day to protect those around them.”

Buchanan & Edwards (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, Virginia. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing military, government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission, and the unique challenges they face. We take pride in seeing our clients succeed. BE employs a disciplined management approach that has been independently appraised as compliant with CMMI Level II processes and ISO 9001:2008 standards. For more information, feel free to contact us .