Here is a message I received from JP Salisbury,The PLA President.
Walt, the PLA made a $500.00 donation to help defray costs for Ed's
Mom. Also, Mark Raymond is keeping contact with the squadron for
Ed's progress. Thanks for the updates. Let's all keep our fellow
PLA member in our prayers.
--- In Loadmaster@yahoogroups.com, BUDNBRIX@w... wrote:
> Got this from Ed's 1st Shirt last night. Will post other info as I
> it. Bob deHaas . . . . . . .
> "I apologize for not getting back to you earlier. A quick update on
> Ed is that he doing much better. He's opened his eyes and made a
> movements on command (eyes, tongue ect). Early last week, Doctors
> removed the upper part of his left leg at the hip. It was touch and
> go with his kidneys and liver but word this morning is that they've
> a turnaround. My Commander will be sending out a more complete
> to all to include the many friends that have called and made
> Eds brother, Mike, has set up an account for and the family to pay
> expense (lodging and food). Please make any donations for him in
> name of Mike Donnelly or Ellen Donnelly. The check you mailed to me
> (in the amount of $50) will be cash and given to Ms Donnelly as
> possible. On behalf or Ed, the Donnelly family and the 815 AMS,
> you very much for your contribution and thoughtfulness. With him in
> our thoughts and prayers, the healing will begin. I will send you
> the more complete update to share with Ed's Washington friend as
> we hear more."
> Robert Gordon, MSgt, USAF
> First Sergeant 815 AMS
> Travis AFB CA 94535
> (707)424-7325 DSN837-7235