News 2006

December 5, 2006

All’s Well that Ends Well: Carlos Gets his Job Back

Carlos Gonzalez spent the past months dealing with the possibility of being fired from the Perth Amboy Fire Department while serving his country as a US Marine in Iraq. He now can put that fear to rest.

October 16, 2006

The Fight for Carlos Marches On

The G.I. Go Fund attended a rally for US Marine Reservist Carlos Gonzalez, whose set to be laid off from the Perth Amboy Fire Department due to budget cuts.

October 8, 2006

GI Go supports military employment protection bill

Perth Amboy Mayor Joseph Vas has proposed legislation that would bring significant change to the rights of military personnel in the workforce.

October 6, 2006

Marine fights on two fronts: Insurgents in Iraq and city layoffs at home

U.S. Marine Reservist Carlos Gonzalez had two things on his mind this past week: fighting for his country in Iraq and possibly preparing to fight for his job as a firefighter in Perth Amboy, NJ. 

July 8, 2006

GI Go says Thank You to the 416 in a "Sweet" Way

The GI Go Fund was in Morristown, Pennsylvania this past Sunday delivering donuts and pastries at the 416th Civil Affairs Battalion picnic for departing troops.

June 20, 2006

GI Proves He has the Heart of a "Lyon"

Recently, GI GO was able to sit down with Lance Corporal Casey Lyon, a U.S. Marine who has been diagnosed with PTSD

June 2, 2006

Sports radio personality goes "Mad" for GI Go

Christopher “Mad Dog” Russo, one of the stars of the number one daytime sports talk show “Mike and the Mad Dog”, pledged his support for our troops and the GI Go mission.

February 12, 2006

GI Go Carepackages Reach Soldiers Abroad and Kids with Cancer

The GI Go Fund, a non-profit organization supporting the troops, celebrated Valentine’s Day by delivering goods to our GIs’, and smiles to kids with cancer.