BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (JANUARY 30, 2018) /For immediate release/ — OSD Northeast military community members enjoyed a weekend of fast-paced action by way of a “Thank You Deployment” to Turner Sports ELeague Major in Boston.
The “Thank You Deployment” honorees included veterans and members of a local Coast Guard unit which OSD has been supporting for multiple years. One of the veterans was able to attend with his son and both were able to interact with the numerous teams competing in the intense event.
OSD Philadelphia Team Leader, Addam Carothers, said, “This event offered a chance for our honorees to be recognized on the big screen. They put us all in the front row, and interviewed us on the jumbotron, which was also broadcast to over 50,000 people on Twitch. It was an amazing experience!”
A representative of Turner Sports, stated, “We’re more than happy to honor OSD’s Thank You Deployment honorees, and we are grateful for their service.”
ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018 is the twelfth Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, aka CS:GO (Team-based First Person Shooter), Major tournament and second organized by ELEAGUE.
OSD’s “Thank You Deployment” program recognizes military community members with once-in-a-lifetime outings as thanks for continued service. Recipients of these experiences are nominated by the community and include outdoor activities, sporting events, conferences and concerts.
OSD’s chapter-based “Teams” program brings the military community together through social, service and professional events and outings in dozens of cities around the globe. To date, over 50,000 community members have bonded through hundreds of experiences.
To learn more about how OSD’s programs and services are making an impact on the lives of members in our military community, visit https://operationsupplydrop.org/news/. To learn how you can make an impact through our programs and service, visit https://operationsupplydrop.org/get-involved/.
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