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OT: Egg to our Troops -- MISSION COMPLETE

To All Who Contributed: Your Generosity Made a Big Impact this Week.

I got with the CSM of 5th Special Forces Group in FT Campbell, KY who lined up transportation of the Big Green Eggs, BGE and Rockwood Charcoal, sauce and spice donations, and accessories to go overseas.

Eggs are being delivered by air, charcoal is required to pack in a connex so that probably won't see it until late fall.  

I met with a SFC and SSG on Monday for them to transport all items in a 15 PAX van and guys they were fired up! We had that thing loaded down. One of the guys mentioned that two deployments ago their open pit cooking was abysmal.  I walked them through a tutorial and typed them up a tip list in order explain to them how they work. I also gave them the EGGHEAD site and my cell and email if they have any issues down the road.

CSM assured me they will both be going in September to two (2) separate locations in the Middle East. He said he would try and get some pics sent back as soon as possible.

Since both the SFC and SSG were assigned on this deployment I didn't ask them for pictures. Operational Security and all. I will post pics as they get sent back to me. 

Also, below are some pictures and thank you notes I received last week from families that received donations from the remaining funds in the account. 

Thanks again, y'all did a great thing!

"Brought to you by bourbon, bacon, and a series of questionable life decisions."

South of Nashville, TN


  • Thank you notes
    Load out at Bass Pro parking lot

    "Brought to you by bourbon, bacon, and a series of questionable life decisions."

    South of Nashville, TN

  • theyolksonyoutheyolksonyou Posts: 17,485
    Thanks for the update. And thanks for leading this effort. 
    Jason NW GA- home of carpet and Mexican restaurants
    LBGE, MM, BS (Blackstone and the other kind)
    One sorry Labrador

    My chili did not suck. My wings either. 
  • Thank you so much, Adam, for your efforts in this endeavor.
    Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone else does!
    3 Large, 2 Smalls, 1 well-used Mini
  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 12,748

    A job well done.

    .....and thank you.

    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “May the four winds blow you safely home.”
  • saluki2007saluki2007 Posts: 4,353
    Image result for **** yeah gif
    Large and Small BGE
    Morton, IL

  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 5,245
    Thanks for the update Adam, job well done!
    Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story!
    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014, 36" Blackstone, Anova Sous Vide
    Green Man Group 
    Johns Creek, Georgia
  • Great to hear the update. Glad to be a part of such a great deed. Great folks on this site.
    Snellville, GA

  • JohnInCarolinaJohnInCarolina Posts: 14,422
    "A generation of the unteachable is hanging upon us like a necklace of corpses." - George Orwell 

    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike

  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 19,104
    Fantastic.  Thanks for keeping us posted Adam.  Cant wait for some overseas pics!
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 14,882
  • HotchHotch Posts: 3,425
    Nicely done sir, thanks
    Large BGE, MiniMAX BGE, 2 Mini BGE's, R&V Fryer, 36" Blackstone Griddle, Camp Chef Dual Burner 40K BTU Stove
    BGE Chiminea
    Prosper, TX
  • tarheelmatttarheelmatt Posts: 9,777
    Awesome, times a billion!  

    Great work pal.  
    Thomasville, NC
    My YouTube Channel
    My Photography Site
  • BierMuggBierMugg Posts: 40
    Thanks for doing this. 
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 8,505
    Very Cool! 
    XL 6/06, Mini 6/12, L 10/12, Mini #2 12/14 MiniMax 3/16
    Tampa Bay, FL
    EIB 6 Oct 95
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 3,746
    Glad we could be a part of it......thanks for organizing.
  • saluki2007saluki2007 Posts: 4,353
    Any chance you have received any recent pictures or notes?  Would love to do it again. 
    Large and Small BGE
    Morton, IL

  • Any chance you have received any recent pictures or notes?  Would love to do it again. 
    @saluki2007 I reached out to that CSM and the MSG that did the logistics to get everything shipped over about six months ago. Asked for some pics again and to see if they wanted us to do another drive to get them some more charcoal. 

    I never heard back. I’ll email Willy Stearn who heads up 5th group’s non profit and see if he knows anything. He is the one who got us hooked up with that crew. 

    "Brought to you by bourbon, bacon, and a series of questionable life decisions."

    South of Nashville, TN

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