Over 1,500 US Army Soldiers Based in Italy Now Hooked on Coffee and Board Games See Uptick in Morale

VICENZA, ITALY & AUSTIN, TEXAS (June 5, 2018) /For immediate release/ — USAFRICOM’s ONLY Military Intelligence asset for the continent of Africa while stationed in Vicenza, Italy was in dire need of support only OSD could provide.

307th Military Battalion soldiers within the unit deploy to Africa on a constant rotation, whether supporting Accords, Joint-Missions or other units all while maintaining readiness and vigilant.

Staff Sergeant Carrington M, a long-time OSD member and volunteer, said, “Thank you for the pounds of tea and coffee with a hint of board games.”

These soldiers are now enjoying games, coffee and other supplies from generous donors including Starbucks, Microsoft, Disgruntled Decks, FanDuel, GAEMS and other key OSD partners through an ongoing relationship established in 2016.


OSD’s “Supply Drop” program has impacted hundreds of thousands of active military personnel in scores of locations around the globe.


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