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Our Accomplishments through Christ: Point 27 with Shields of Strength

2018 Program Accomplishments for Point 27

God continues to do great things through the generosity of a growing number of financial supports. God’s Word was shared with 66,481 members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their family members.

Law Enforcement Commanders, chaplains, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines report that Shields of Strength serve as physical reminders of God’s Word and His promise to never leave or forsake us. Many people were introduced to Jesus Christ and accepted Him as their Lord and Savior.

Shared God’s word daily through Point 27 Website, Blogs, and posting on the Point 27 Instagram and Facebook page. The Instagram page has 335,000 followers and the Facebook page has 5,307 followers. We average posting 3 times per day on Instagram and Facebook. Our strategy is to post pictures of Soldiers, Police Officers, and pictures of military and law enforcement families. With the pictures, we post Christian content.

Military

Shared God’s word with members of the following units:

  • 2/75 Ranger Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, GA
  • 3/75 Ranger Battalion, Fort Benning, GA
  • United States Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC
  • United States Army Special Forces Command, Fort Bragg, NC
  • 1st Armor Division, Fort Bliss, TX
  • 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS
  • 1st Calvary Division, Fort Hood, TX
  • 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carroll, Korea
  • 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA
  • 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO
  • 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY
  • 25th Infantry Division, Scofield Barracks, HI
  • 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC
  • 82nd Airborne Division Artillery, Fort Bragg, NC
  • 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY
  • ISAF Chapel, Kabul, Afghanistan
  • 1BCT, 82nd Airborne Division
  • USMC, Quantico, VA

Partnered with the following organizations to share Gods’ Word engraved on Shields of Strength with members of the Armed Forces and their families:

  • Warrior to Citizen, Atlanta, GA
  • Atlanta Airport Chaplains
  • Tragedy Assistance for Survivors (TAPS)
  • Ministering Our Military, Mount Pleasant, TX
  • Gary Sinise Foundation
  • Tragedy Assistance for Survivors (TAPS)
  • Concern Of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S._
  • Supported Operation Freedom’s Sentinel Campaign, Shields were given to members of the armed forces serving in Afghanistan and Rock Church, ISAF, Kabul.
  • Supported Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq.

Military Families

Partnered with the following organization to share God’s Word with military families:

  • Tragedy Assistance Office for Survivors (TAPS), Alexandria, VA
  • Snowball Express, Grapevine, TX
  • Ministering to Our Military (M.O.M.), Mount Pleasant, TX
  • 82nd Airborne Division
  • United States Special Operations Command
  • United States Special Forces Command
  • 2/75 Ranger Battalion
  • 3/75 Ranger Battalion

Shared God’s word with over 6,371 Gold Star family members and family members of fallen officers by teaming with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), Snowball Express, and Concern Of Police Survivors, and various law enforcement and military units. Presented folded flag necklaces engraved with John 15:14 to these survivors of fallen warriors.

Veterans

Partnered with the following organizations to share God’s Word with Veterans:

  • Church on the Rock (COTR), Beaumont, TX
  • Mount Pleasant, TX Veterans Assistance Office
  • Los Angeles VA Hospital, North Hills, CA
  • Atlanta Georgia VA Hospital, Atlanta, GA
  • Atlanta Airport Chaplains

Critically ill and Others

Shared God’s word with chronically ill children at Levine Children’s Hospital, Charlotte, NC.

First Responders

Presented Thin Blue Line Dog Tags to Police Departments across America.

  • Gave Thin Blue Line Dog Tags and Folded Flag Necklaces to 150 Police Agencies that experienced a line of duty death.
  • Partnered with Concern Of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) to share God’s Word with 3,5600 survivors of Fallen Law Enforcement Officers.
  • Established a National Outreach Coordinator to support each line of duty death immediately following the tragedy. Jerry Rhodes monitors the Officer Down Memorial Page so that we can send Folded Flag Necklaces and Thin Blue Line Dog Tags to arrive before the memorial service to encourage and strengthen family members and fellow officers.
  • Established State Level Outreach Coordinators to coordinate state level efforts to distribute Thin Blue Line Dog Tags to each officer within the state.

Outreach coordinators include:

  • National: Jerry Rhodes, Dallas Police Department, Retired
  • Colorado: Tamra Alstatt, Detective Garfield Sheriff’s Office, Glenwood Springs, CO
  • Georgia: Karen Gray, Retired Georgia Police Officer
  • Illinois: Terri Albright, Deputy, DuPage County Sheriff’s Office
  • Nevada: Tamia Dow, Las Vegas Police Department, Retired
  • Ohio: Herb Doerflein, Retired Ohio Police Officer

 

Speaking Engagements

David Dodd, executive director, served as guest speaker for C.O.P.S. Events in Chicago and Washington D.C., Police Departments in the Las Vegas valley, Frisco, TX Police Appreciation service, and with military organizations.

 

List of Police Departments, Military Organizations, and Non-Profit Partners we partnered with to share God’s Word with members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and Military Families.

 

Agency CityStZip
First Responders
Mobile Police DeptMobileAL36606
Nogales Police DeptNogalesAZ85621
Arizona Dept of Public SafetyPhoenixAZ85005
Los Angeles Cnty Sheriffs DeptLos AngelesCA90012
Marin Cnty Sheriffs DeptSan RafaelCA94903
Sacramento Cnty Sheriffs DeptSacramentoCA95814
Stanislaus Cnty Sheriffs DeptModestoCA95358
Ventura Cnty Sheriffs DeptOjaiCA93023
Costa Mesa Police DeptCosta MesaCA92626
Gardena Police DeptGardenaCA90247
Newman Police DeptNewmanCA95360
Pomona Police DeptPomonaCA91766
California Highway PatrolSacramentoCA95811
Adams Cnty Sheriffs OfcBrightonCO80601
El Paso Cnty Sheriffs OfcColorado SpringsCO80903
Las Animas Cnty Sheriffs OfcTrinidadCO81082
Connecticut State PoliceLitchfieldCT06759
Connecticut State PoliceMiddletownCT06457
US Dept of JusticeWashingtonDC20530
US Immigration & Customs EnfWashingtonDC20536
Brevard Cnty Sheriffs OfcTitusvilleFL32780
Clay Cnty Sheriffs OfcGreen Cove SpringsFL32043
Gilchrist Cnty Sheriffs OfcTrentonFL32693
Highlands Cnty Sheriffs OfcSebringFL33870
Jacksonville Sheriffs OfcJacksonvilleFL32202
Miami-Dade Cnty PDMiamiFL33172
Daytona Beach Police DeptDaytona BeachFL32114
Fort Myers Police DeptFort MyersFL33901
De Kalb Cnty PDTuckerGA30084
Gwinnett Cnty PDLawrencevilleGA30043
Henry Cnty PDMcDonoughGA30253
Dallas Police DeptDallasGA30132
Locust Grove Police DeptLocust GroveGA30248
Ludowici Police DeptLudowiciGA31316
Savannah Chatham Metro PDSavannahGA31401
Hawaii Police DeptHiloHI96720
Shelley Police DeptShelleyID83274
Chicago Police DeptChicagoIL60653
Dept of Natural ResourcesIndianapolisIN46204
Boone Cnty Sheriffs OfcLebanonIN46052
Charlestown Police DeptCharlestownIN47111
Fort Wayne Police DeptFort WayneIN46802
Terre Haute Police DeptTerre HauteIN47807
Sedgwick Cnty Sheriffs OfcWichitaKS67203
Wyandotte Cnty Sheriffs DeptKansas CityKS66101
Hopkinsville Police DeptHopkinsvilleKY42240
Louisville Metro Police DeptLouisvilleKY40202
Pikeville Police DeptPikevilleKY41501
Dept of Wildlife & Fisheries EnfBaton RougeLA70808
Monroe Police DeptMonroeLA71201
Montgomery Police DeptMontgomeryLA71454
Slidell Police DeptSlidellLA70458
Zachary Police DeptZacharyLA70791
Weymouth Police DeptWeymouthMA02188
Yarmouth Police DeptWest YarmouthMA02673
Baltimore Cnty PDTowsonMD21286
Prince George’s Cnty PDLandoverMD20785
Somerset Cnty Sheriffs OfcMadisonME04950
Detroit Police DeptDetroitMI48226
Greene Cnty Sheriffs OfcSpringfieldMO65802
Miller Cnty Sheriffs DeptTuscumbiaMO65082
Federal Bureau of InvestigationKansas CityMO64105
Clinton Police DeptClintonMO64735
Brookhaven Police DeptBrookhavenMS39601
Philadelphia Police DeptPhiladelphiaMS39350
Raleigh Police DeptRaleighMS39153
State Homeland Security ContactFort HarrisonMT59636
Edgecombe Cnty Sheriffs OfficeTarboroNC27886
Scotland Cnty Sheriffs DeptLaurinburgNC28352
Greensboro Police DeptGreensboroNC27401
Lumberton Police DeptLumbertonNC28358
Rocky Mount Police DeptRocky MountNC27802
North Carolina State Hwy PatrolRaleighNC27699
North Carolina State Hwy PatrolGreensboroNC27401
Cheyenne Cnty Sheriffs DeptSidneyNE69162
Paterson Police DeptPatersonNJ07505
New Jersey State PoliceTrentonNJ08625
Carson CityNV89701
Las Vegas Metropolitan PDLas VegasNV89106
Federal Bureau of InvestigationLas VegasNV89106
Clark Cnty School Dist PoliceHendersonNV89074
Boulder City Police DeptBoulder CityNV89005
Henderson Police DeptHendersonNV89009
North Las Vegas Police DeptNorth Las VegasNV89030
Nevada Highway PatrolLas VegasNV89118
Nevada Highway PatrolLas VegasNV89118
Nevada Highway PatrolLas VegasNV89118
Nevada Highway PatrolLas VegasNV89118
Nevada Highway PatrolLas VegasNV89118
Las Vegas Tribal PDLas VegasNV89106
Suffolk Cnty PDYaphankNY11980
New Rochelle City PDNew RochelleNY10801
New York City Police DeptNew YorkNY10038
Vlg of Whitesboro Police DeptWhitesboroNY13492
State Homeland Security ContactAlbanyNY12226
New York State PoliceAlbanyNY12226
Cleveland Police DeptClevelandOH44113
Mentor Police DeptMentorOH44060
Westerville Div of PoliceWestervilleOH43081
Comanche Cnty Sheriffs DeptLawtonOK73501
Asher Police DeptAsherOK74826
Ashland Police DeptAshlandOR97520
New Castle Police DeptNew CastlePA16101
York City Police DeptYorkPA17401
State Homeland Security ContactHarrisburgPA17110
Lancaster Cnty Sheriffs OfcLancasterSC29720
Saluda Cnty Sheriffs DeptSaludaSC29138
York Cnty Sheriffs OfcYorkSC29745
Florence Police DeptFlorenceSC29501
Dickson Cnty Sheriffs OfcCharlotteTN37036
Texas Juvenile Justice DepartmentAustinTX78701
Nacogdoches Cnty Sheriffs DeptNacogdochesTX75964
Real Cnty Sheriffs OfcLeakeyTX78873
Waller Cnty Sheriffs OfcHempsteadTX77445
Cumby Police DeptCumbyTX75433
Dallas Police DeptDallasTX75215
Fort Worth Police DeptFort WorthTX76115
Richardson Police DeptRichardsonTX75081
Round Rock Police DeptRound RockTX78665
Brigham City Police DeptBrigham CityUT84302
South Salt Lake City Police DeptSouth Salt LakeUT84115
Winchester Police DeptWinchesterVA22601
Pierce Cnty Sheriffs DeptTacomaWA98402
Kent Police DeptKentWA98032
Milwaukee Police DeptMilwaukeeWI53233

 

Military
1st Calvary DivisionFort HoodTX76554
1st Infantry DivisionFort RileyKS66442
1st Armor DivisionFort BlissTX79916
2nd Infantry DivisionCamp CarrollKorea
3rd Infantry DivisionFort StewardGA31314
4th Infantry DivisionFort CarsonCO80913
10th Mountain DivisionFort DrumNY13603
25th Infantry DivisionScofield BarracksHI96857
82nd Airborne DivisionFort BraggNC28310
101st Airborne DivisionFort CampbellKY42223
1/75 Ranger BattalionHunter Army AirfieldGA31405
2/75 Ranger BattalionFort LewisWA98433
3/75 Ranger BattalionFort BenningGA31905
Partner Non-Profits for Families
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

(TAPS) Arlington

VA22201
Gary Sinise FoundationWoodland HillsCA91365
Concern of Police SurvivorsCamdentonMO65020

2017 Program Accomplishments for Point 27

Shared the Word of God and Shields of Strength with over 159,240 people, including, members of the armed forces, veterans, military families, first responders, athletes, people battling chronic illness, and others.

Law Enforcement Commanders, chaplains, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines report that Shields of Strength serve as physical reminders of God’s Word and His promise to never leave or forsake us. Many people were introduced to Jesus Christ and accepted Him as their Lord and Savior.

Shared God’s word daily through Point 27 Website, Blogs, and posting on the Point 27 Facebook page. The Facebook page was very active and grew to 5,086 followers, an increase of 1,036 people.

Military

Shared God’s word with members of the following units:

  • 2/75 Ranger Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, GA
  • 3/75 Ranger Battalion, Fort Benning, GA
  • 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, KY
  • 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, CO
  • United States Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC
  • United States Army Special Forces Command, Fort Bragg, NC
  • 1st Armor Division, Fort Bliss, TX
  • 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS
  • 1st Calvary Division, Fort Hood, TX
  • 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carroll, Korea
  • 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA
  • 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO
  • 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY
  • 25th Infantry Division, Scofield Barracks, HI
  • 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC
  • 82nd Airborne Division Artillery, Fort Bragg, NC
  • 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY
  • ISAF Chapel, Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Mission Command Training Program, Fort Leavenworth, KS

Partnered with the following organizations to share Gods’ Word engraved on Shields of Strength with members of the Armed Forces and their families:

  • Warrior to Citizen, Atlanta, GA
  • Atlanta Airport Chaplains
  • Tragedy Assistance for Survivors (TAPS)
  • Ministering Our Military, Mount Pleasant, TX
  • United States Army 10 Mile Race, Washington, DC. Through a generous donation from and faithful family Point 27 presented Joshua 1:9 / Prayer of Salvation Dog Tags to each of the 31,000 runners in the 2017 Army 10 Mile Race.
  • Carry The Load

Supported Operation Freedom’s Sentinel Campaign, Shields were given to members of the armed forces serving in Afghanistan, including the 82nd Airborne Division, 4th Infantry Division, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, and Rock Church, ISAF, Kabul.

Supported Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq by giving Shields to the 82nd Airborne Division, 101st Airborne Division, and the 1st Infantry Division, 2nd Ranger Battalion

Military Families

  • Partnered with the following organization to share God’s Word with military families:
  • Tragedy Assistance Office for Survivors (TAPS), Alexandria, VA
  • Snowball Express, Grapevine, TX
  • Ministering to Our Military (M.O.M.), Mount Pleasant, TX
  • 82nd Airborne Division
  • United States Special Operations Command
  • United States Special Forces Command
  • 2/75 Ranger Battalion
  • 3/75 Ranger Battalion

Shared God’s word with over 5,500 Gold Star family members by teaming with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), Snowball Express, and a various military units. Presented folded flag necklaces engraved with John 15:14 to these survivors of fallen warriors.

Veterans

Partnered with the following organizations to share God’s Word with Veterans:

  • Church on the Rock (COTR), Beaumont, TX
  • Mount Pleasant, TX Veterans Assistance Office
  • Los Angeles VA Hospital, North Hills, CA
  • Atlanta Georgia VA Hospital, Atlanta, GA
  • Atlanta Airport Chaplains

Critically ill and Others

Shared God’s word with chronically ill children at Levine Children’s Hospital, Charlotte, NC.

Hurricane Harvey

  • Andrew Wilson, Board Member, shared God’s Word with over 800 people while rescuing them from flooded homes, streets, and cars during and after Hurricane Harvey, giving each of them a Shields of Strength necklace engraved with God’s Word. For many, the Dog Tag necklace and the clothes on their body were the only remaining items they owned.
  • Presented $15,000 to Golden Triangel Church on the Rock, to assist in storm damage recovery of homes for elderly, single moms, and low income families.

First Responders

Presented Thin Blue Line Dog Tags to Police Departments across America.

  • Police Departments in the following states: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, GA, KY, LA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WI.
  • Partnered with Concern Of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) to share God’s Word with 3,500 survivors of
  • Fallen Law Enforcement Officers.

Speaking Engagements

David Dodd, executive director, served as guest speaker for C.O.P.S. Events in Grapevine, TX and Washington D.C., Radio Interview on the Janet Parshall Show, the Friends and Neighbors Television Show, C.O.P.S. Georgia Survivor Event, and with military organizations.

2016 Program Accomplishments for Point 27

In 2016, Point 27 shared the Word of God, engraved on Shields of Strength dog tags and jewelry, with over 96,896 individuals across the world — including members of the armed forces, veterans, military families, first responders, athletes, people battling chronic illness, and others. The Shields serve as a physical reminder of God’s Word and His promise to never leave or forsake us, according to the Law Enforcement Commanders, Chaplains, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.

This outreach introduced people to the Lord who had never heard his message of hope and salvation and brought many of these individuals into the Family of Christ. In addition, Point 27 used Facebook, Online Blogging, Pinterest and Twitter to share the Word of God daily, accumulating a total of 4,050 followers on Facebook, an increase of 838 people during 2016.

In partnership with the following organizations, Point 27 shared Shields of Strength with members of the Armed Forces and their families:

  • Warrior to Citizen, Atlanta, GA
  • Atlanta Airport Chaplains
  • Tragedy Assistance for Survivors (TAPS)
  • Oliver North, VA
  • Ministering Our Military, Mount Pleasant, TX
  • United States Army 10 Mile Race, Washington, DC
  • Stew Smith, Navy SEAL Trainer, MD

Military Units Ministered to with Shields of Strength:

  • 1/75 Ranger Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, GA
  • 3/75 Ranger Battalion, Fort Benning, GA
  • 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, KY
  • 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, CO
  • United States Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC
  • United States Army Special Forces Command, Fort Bragg, NC
  • 1st Armor Division, Fort Bliss, TX
  • 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS
  • 1st Calvary Division, Fort Hood, TX
  • 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carroll, Korea
  • 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA
  • 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO
  • 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY
  • 25th Infantry Division, Scofield Barracks, HI
  • 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC
  • 82nd Airborne Division Artillery, Fort Bragg, NC
  • 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY
  • ISAF Chapel, Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Fort Belvoir Chaplain, Fort Belvoir, VA
  • Mission Command Training Program, Fort Leavenworth, KS

Military Families Ministered to with Shields of Strength:

In partnership with the following organizations, Point 27 shared folded flag, John 15:14 Shields of Strength with Military families, including 5,100 Gold Star family members:

  • Tragedy Assistance Office for Survivors (TAPS), Alexandria, VA
  • Snowball Express, Grapevine, TX
  • Ministering to Our Military (M.O.M.), Mount Pleasant, TX
  • 82nd Airborne Division
  • United States Special Operations Command
  • United States Special Forces Command
  • 5th Special Forces Group
  • 10th Special Forces Group
  • 3/75 Ranger Battalion

Veterans Groups Ministered to with Shields of Strength:

In partnership with the following organizations, Point 27 shared Shields of Strength with Veterans Groups:

  • Church on the Rock (COTR), Beaumont, TX
  • First Baptist Church, Beaumont, TX
  • Veteran Liberation Foundation, Richmond, VA
  • Congressman Barry Loudermilk
  • South East Texas Group
  • Veterans Assistance Office, Mount Pleasant, TX
  • St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont, TX
  • Carry The Load, Dallas, TX
  • Scott Bosworth, Hike of the Arizona Trail
  • Los Angeles VA Hospital, Nahan Tetreault, North Hills, CA
  • Atlanta Georgia VA Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Critically Ill and Others Ministered to with Shields of Strength:

In partnership with the following organizations, Point 27 shared Shields of Strength with the critically ill and other individuals in need:

  • Speedy Transmission and GA Halfway House, Marietta, GA
  • Gil Gilleland and Elementary School in Marietta, GA
  • Jessica Ball and Relentless Detroit Foundation, Detroit, MI
  • Shea Family, White Cloud, MI
  • Canei Community, Fairburn, GA
  • Deweyville, LA Flood Victims
  • Mark VanderBroek, Marietta, GA
  • Shared God’s word with chronically ill children at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and Levine Children’s Hospital, Charlotte, NC

Athletes Ministered to with Shields of Strength:

  • Augusta Boxing Club, Donato Bradford, Hephzibah, GA
  • Vider Football Team, Vider, TX
  • Nikia Ghanez, AZ
  • Frisco Roughriders, Frisco, TX
  • Amanda Kulik, Altoona, PA
  • Various NFL Players, All NFL Teams
  • Westbrook High School Football Team, Westbrook, TX
  • Natasha Brown, Glen Dale MD
  • Heather Parker, Versa Gripps, Sorrento, ME
  • Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts, Southwest, FL
  • Hardin-Jefferson High School, Sour Lake, TX
  • Andy Haman, Colorado, CO
  • Baylor University Football Team, Jeff Barlow, TX
  • Brent Belm, Austin, TX
  • Jake Dalton, USA Olympian, Norman, OK
  • Jessica Meuse, Deatsville, AL
  • Fields of Faith, Fellowship for Christian Athletes Event, Beaumont, TX

First Responders Ministered to with Shields of Strength:

  • Police Departments in the following states: MN, WA, MD, PA, TX, AL, OR, GA, CA, FL, D.C., AR, OK, MD, OH, AZ, MN, VA
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington D.C.
  • Concern Of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.)
  • Present Thin Blue Line Shields of Strength for each member of the following Police and Sheriff Departments:
  • Dallas Police Department, Dallas, TX
  • Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Police Department, Dallas, TX
  • Baton Rouge Police and Sheriff’s Department, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Beaumont Police Department, Beaumont, TX
  • Orange Police Department, Orange, TX
  • Kennesaw Police Department, Kennesaw, GA
  • Marietta Police Department, Marietta, GA
  • Duluth Police Department, Duluth, GA
  • Madison Police Department, Madison, GA

Speaking Engagements and Other Ministries:

David Dodd, executive director, served as guest speaker at a Mount Pleasant, TX, Memorial Day Event, Radio Interviews, Harvest Television Show, Clayton County Veterans Day Event and with United States military organizations.