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About the Falmouth Military Support Group

glimpse of what we are up to is offered here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5uTVZ2hQHI&feature=share

The Falmouth Military Support Group, Falmouth Veterans' Council and D.A.V. #81-Falmouth are proud to welcome Oregon documentary film makers Marc C. Waszkiewicz and Lea Jones (Inner View Productions) for a live multimedia presentation.

The team will share film clips from their upcoming documentary, Tripwire! Live music from the soundtrack will also be presented. Waszkiewicz will read short selections from “Welcome to the Jungle,” his memoir. Their photobook and soundtrack CD will be available for review. Q&A and discussion will follow.

This event is open to all and is FREE. Snacks and coffee will be provided.

IVP's doc short, BEING TIGHT, drawn from their film, Tripwire!, will be screened Thursday night, Aug 4, at the Woods Hole Film Festival in the Woods Hole Community Hall.

Falmouth Military Support Group
P.O. Box 2247
Teaticket, MA 02536



Save These Dates

  Saturday, August 20, 2016 - The 26th Annual FALMOUTH WALK will start off on Saturday, August 20 at 10:00AM at Town Hall Square, Falmouth, MA The distance is 3.2 Miles. 


Thursday, September 22, 2016 - WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT SOLDIER RIDE - FALMOUTH- Returning again to the Cape! The Falmouth Ride will be on Thursday September 22 nd, the soldiers will ride Falmouth's Shining Sea Bike Path from North Falmouth to Woods Hole and back.

On Friday, September 23rd the warriors will ride on a special route through Provincetown.








Kathy and Carole receive a donation from Falmouth Walk Founders
Eddie Doyle & Tommy Leonard

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Cape Cod Christmas Parade

To Date Some of What We Have Done

  • Raised more than $325,000 to support our cause.
  • Mailed over 5,000 packages to over 500 area service members that have served abroad in Iraq or Afghanistan since 2003.
  • Have had a community letter writing campaign 2003-2015 so that our deployed would receive letters of encouragement and support from local and visiting citizens.
  • Hold family support meetings, originally weekly and now monthly, 2nd Monday of the month, except holidays, at the Gus Canty Recreation Center, 790 E. Main St., Falmouth, MA at 7:00pm.
  • Given over $32,000 in post-secondary scholarships to our returning Cape OIF/OEF Veterans in the last few years.
  • Have given gift cards and support to service members after their return from overseas duty totaling more than $100,000.
  • Have had numerous speakers and groups on varying topics for Veterans, family members and friends over the years.
  • Participated in many community events honoring and supporting service members, The Falmouth Walk, The Cape Cod Marathon, The Falmouth Road Race, The Polar Plunge for the Troops, The Alternative Gift Fair, The Cape Cod Trail Race, The WWP Soldier Ride/ Cape Cod, Scouting events, The Falmouth Christmas Parade etc.
  • Have received many community awards, commendations, recognitions, support and letters of appreciation over the years.
  • Coordinated and raised funds for the building and dedication of a handicapped ramp, Old Silver Beach in Memory of SGT Matthew Gallagher
  • “Cell Phones for Soldiers” collector, in return provided AT&T phone cards to our deployed.
  • Provided and maintained “Yellow Ribbons” around the Town of Falmouth and service members homes since 2003.
  • Member of the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce
  • Founding member, Cape Cod Military Veteran and Family Collaborative



The Falmouth Military Support Group is a non-profit 501 c 3 organization staffed and managed entirely by volunteers. We were founded in 2003 and organized exclusively for charitable purposes. The original mission of Falmouth Military Support Group’s was to provide moral and physical support to our areas service members serving in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan and also when they returned home. We mailed comforts from home and encouraging mail on at least a monthly basis to our “kids” serving overseas. We also provided support for their families and friends by providing a meeting place where we can all gather in support of each other.

With the end of the combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan in sight, it is fitting that the mission of the FMSGrp be modified and redefined: Our Mission to support our local troops deployed during these engagements has been modified to support local troops and their families who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. This will include assistance in connecting with Veterans services as well as assistance with their continuing education through an annual scholarship fund.

The FMSGrp will continue to honor Veterans and offer support by providing resources for OIF/OEF individuals and their families to address the needs of our returning Veterans and their reintegration back into family life and our community. We will continue our visibility to serve veterans and their families through our representation on the Falmouth Veterans Council, Cape Cod Military, Veteran and Family Collaborative, and other organizations and events that support Veterans. We also will continue to hold a support meeting for family and friends of OIF/OEF Veterans.


The Falmouth Military Support group was formed in March of 2003 at the start of the Iraq War. Two mothers from North Falmouth wanted to get together with other families to talk, and support each other while their children were deployed. It wasn’t long before the small group decided to make yellow ribbons to hang around town as well as collect items and donations to send to the troops overseas.


- Volunteers gettting the Christmas mailings together -



We currently hold a family support meeting, monthly, 2nd Monday of the month, except holidays, at the Gus Canty Recreation Center, 790 E. Main St., Falmouth, MA at 7:00pm.



Falmouth Military Support Group
P.O. Box 2247
Teaticket, MA 02536

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