Citizens on Mission to Boost Military Morale

American soldiers serving remotely overseas combat more than just enemies to democracy, the elements, and rough terrain; they often fight isolation, anxiety, and sometimes boredom.  Vietnam War veteran Rick McHenry understands these challenges and wants to help by sending a bit of “home” to American military members.  McHenry recalled the importance of care packages during his service, saying, “When I was in the field, I used to get cookies and letters from my mom. I saw other guys getting care packages with gum, candy, and playing cards, and they were…