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Door to Door Sends Care Packages to Troops Overseas

by Kim Kilpatrick July 30, 2013 1:25 PM
As owners and managers of self storage facilities, there are many ways that you can show your patriotism. You can fly a Unites States flag at your facility. You can give families in the military discounts on their rental unit. And, if you are like Door to Door Storage and Moving, you can send care packages to troops stationed overseas. [More]

Military Belongings of First Woman to Die in Afghanistan War to be Returned to Family

by John Stevens December 1, 2010 12:01 PM
An Indiana businessman who purchased a storage unit seven years ago has decided to gather together all of the significant belongings of the first female U.S. Marine to die in the line of duty during the Afghanistan war and return them to her family. [More]

Businessman Wants to Monopolize on Fallen Afghanistan War Hero’s Personal Items Found in Storage Unit

by John Stevens November 30, 2010 10:18 AM
The personal effects of the first U.S. servicewoman killed in Afghanistan are in the hands of someone who only means to make money off of them after finding them in a storage unit he purchased. [More]

FL Self Storage Operations Director Promoted to U.S. Navy Commander

by Kim Kilpatrick June 21, 2010 4:12 PM
A Florida self storage operations director who also serves in the U.S. Navy reserves has received a promotion to commander in his reserve. Paul Feikema, the operations director for Hide-Away Storage of southwest Florida, is a veteran who has spent a total of 17 years in the Navy. Some of his years have been spent on active duty and others on reserve duty. Feikema was promoted by Captain Lewis Harrison, the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Deputy Engineer, at CENTCOM Headquarters, at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. The promotion was effective as of June 1. [More]

Nevada Veterans to Benefit from Vietnam Veterans Sale at Mesquite Self Storage

by Kim Kilpatrick June 16, 2010 12:48 PM
The Vietnam Veterans of Mesquite, Nevada are holding a garage sale this Saturday to benefit the Mesquite Veterans Center. The sale, which will be held June 19 from 8 a.m. until noon, will take place at Mesquite Self Storage. The sale will include typical garage-sale items, such as kitchenware, appliances, televisions, electronic equipment, furniture, and housewares. The Mesquite Veterans Center, at the moment, is an organization without a home -- the proceeds from the garage sale will help to finance the construction of the center. It will be built on Hafen Lane in Mesquite.

The Mesquite, Nevada area is home to veterans from several wars and combat operations, including World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and more recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. [More]