President's Message - December 2013

December - 2013
President’s Message

Dear Friends,
On behalf of the Board of the Madigan Foundation, I want to extend our heartfelt gratitude for your support, and best wishes to you and to your families for peace, joy and hope in this Holiday Season and for the New Year!
This past year, Secretary of Defense Hagel provided, through a memorandum, more latitude for charitable organizations such as ours to provide help to needy military members and their families (E-6 and below).
We are happy to accept this increasing challenge – we are experienced with it.

Look to our web site ( in the first quarter 2014 for a summary of our program efforts and successes for 2013.
Please remember us moving forward with initiatives focused especially on military families – children’s services and wounded warriors – as we continue or enhance these and other programs in a respectful, effective fashion.
We and they and depend on you.
Thank you!
Alfred S. Buck, MD, FACS
Colonel, USA (Ret)