This has been described as the equivalent of 21st-Century Candy Stripers or as More Than Just A Laptop.
Project Valour-IT (Voice-Activated Laptops for OUR Injured Troops) provides an external connection between "our injured troops" and the outside world. These laptop computers with a voice activated interface allow the troops to communicate with friends and family.
More information can be found at About Project Valour-IT at the Soldier's Angels web site. The History of Project Valour-IT can also be found there.
Its time once again for a little "inter-service" rivalry to raise money for Valour-IT. The challenge is split into four teams:
- Army lead by Black Five,
- Navy/Coast Guard lead by Chaotic Synaptic Activity,
- Air Force lead by Mudville Gazette, and
- Marine Corps lead by Holly Aho of Soldiers Angels
Not that I would want you to contribute to them, but the other teams are: