The following are names and addresses of people to write to for letters commending
your son's promotion to Eagle Scout, followed by sample letters.

CITY OF SANTA MONICA
Mayor, Kevin McKeown
Chief Jacqueline A. Seabrooks (Police)
Chief Scott Ferguson (Fire)
Superintendent Sandra Lyon
City Hall, 1685 Main Street #200, Santa Monica, 90401
S.M. Police Department1685 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

S.M. Fire Department, 1444 7th St, Santa Monica, 90401
SMMUSD, 1651 16th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404

STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Dianne Feinstein
Barbara Boxer
Honorable Edmund Brown, Jr.
Senator Ben Allen
Assemblyman Richard Bloom
112 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
112 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
State Capitol, First Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814
State Capitol, Room 4061, Sacramento, CA 95814
State Capitol, P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Barack Obama

The White House Greeting Office-Rm 39, Old Executive Office Bldg.1600 Pennsylvania Av, Washington, DC 20502
Former Presidents
  • Jimmy Carter - Carter Center, Inc., One Copenhill Av, Atlanta, GA 30307
  • George Bush - 10000 Memorial Drive #900, Houston, TX 77024
  • Bill Clinton - 55 W. 125th Street, New York, NY 10027
  • George W. Bush -
FBI The Federal Bureau of Investigation will now provide special certificates for Eagle Scouts. Requests should be sent to:
Executive Secretariat
Room 6236, J. Edgar Hoover Building
Federal Bureau of Investigation
935 Pensylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20535-0001
Include the Eagle Scout's name as it should appear on the certificate, the address to which the certificate should be sent, and the Eagle's unit number and council name with your request.

OTHERS
His Holiness Pope Francis

Apostolic Nunciature, 3339 Massachusetts Av, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Astronauts
They rotate responsibility to send letters. You get a response from whomever's turn it is.
NASA Johnson Space Center
CB/Astronaut Office
Attn: Eagle Scout Court of Honor
Houston, TX 77058

OTHER THINGS THAT CAN BE DONE
Flag flown over U. S. Capitol, then shipped to you. Flag Order Form from Dianne Feinstein
Flag Order Form from Barbara Boxer
Note: These flags are the same price regardless of which Senator you order it from. They just have different ways of arriving at the price. MUST BE ORDERED ABOUT 10 WEEKS IN ADVANCE.

PRESS RELEASES
Surf Santa Monica (online)
Santa Monica Daily Press (both)
Santa Monica Mirror (both)
Santa Monica Patch (online)
Los Angeles Times
The Argonaut
Santa Monica Bay Week

Supreme Court Justices have asked that they not be solicited for letters.
SAMPLE LETTER ASKING CITY OFFICIALS FOR AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Your Name
Your Street
Your City, ST Zip

DATE

Chief Jim Hone
City of Santa Monica
Fire Department
1444 7th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Re: Eagle Scout Recognition

Dear Chief Hone,

On June 12, 2005, my son, Full Name, will be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout from Boy Scout Troop2 of Santa Monica. It would add a great deal to the occasion if you would send a note of congratulations to _____ on this very special event in his life.

Thank you for all your hard work on behalf of the public, and for your kind attention to this request.

Very truly yours,


Your Name

SAMPLE LETTER ASKING THE PRESIDENT FOR AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Your Name
Your Street
Your City, ST Zip

DATE

President and Mrs. Barach Obama
The White House Greeting Office-Room 39
Old Executive Office Bldg.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20502

Re: Eagle Scout Recognition

Dear President Obama:

On June 12, 2005, my son, Full Name, will be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout by the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 2 Santa Monica. If you could possibly take the time, he would appreciate an acknowledgement of this very important achievement in his life. His name is as follows:

Son's Full Name
Street
City, ST Zip

Thank you also for all your hard work on behalf of the public, and for your kind attention to this request.

Very truly yours,


Your Name