Daisy troop meets adopted soldier

Daisy Troop 70562 of Fulton met Brandon Craig, a U.S. sailor they adopted to earn a patch, on Tuesday. They brought Craig a gift at the meeting and sent him items throughout the project.

Daisy Troop 70562 of Fulton met Brandon Craig, a U.S. sailor they adopted to earn a patch, on Tuesday. They brought Craig a gift at the meeting and sent him items throughout the project. Photo by Stephanie Backus.

FULTON, Mo. — Earning patches is a big part of being a Girl Scout. That begins early with Daisy Troops — the youngest of troops usually aged in preschool or kindergarten — so Fulton troop leader Phyllis Garnett went online to find a patch her daisies might be interested in doing.

“They can earn a patch for adopting a soldier,” Garnett said. “So I found a soldier from Fulton for them to adopt.”

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On Tuesday, the adopted soldier met the troop that had been sending him packages while earning that patch.

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