Beth El Members in the Military

A beautiful way to help our military members who are far away

Some of our Beth El family have a child in the military who are so far away and might like to hear news from back home.

If you’re interested, please take a moment to write to them.

Do you know someone whose child is away on military duty? If you would like to add a name to the list below, please call the office at 412-561-1168 or email Steve Hecht with their name and address.

 

Military members:
 
PFC Cohen, Samuel, R.
MATSG – 23 AMS 2
211 Farrar Rd
Pensacola, FL 32508

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