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OSD Seeds Taji, Iraq ‘Nerd Cave’ with Gear to Boost Morale of over 2,500 Deployed US and ANZAC Soldiers and Airmen

TAJI, IRAQ & AUSTIN, TX (February 28, 2018) /For immediate release/ — Soldiers and Airmen in Taji, Iraq are in for an immediate treat and major upgrade to their Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Center. OSD has shipped numerous ‘Supply Drop’ packages to kick start what will continue as an ongoing relationship.

 

US Army SGM John D. wrote, “I’m the Garrison Command Sergeant Major for Taji, currently working to build a ‘nerd cave’ for our troops in the MWR center. We have 2500+ US and ANZAC uniform soldiers and airmen.”

“I’d like to set up a gaming center for off duty hours and regular gaming tournaments. some of my IT guys can set up the LAN and keep the systems going, I just need consoles and games. You guys took care of our troops when I was in Egypt. A lot of guys got some real good MWR there thanks to OSD, hoping for the same here in IRAQ.”

 

The “Supply Drop” includes generous support from Disgruntled Decks, Razer, Starbucks, Bezier Games, Steve Jackson Games, GAEMS and other key OSD partners.

Glenn Banton, OSD CEO and Executive Director said, “Receiving this request from the team in Taji is a testament to OSD’s impact and success over numerous years. We continue to lead with a goal of continued service to our military community and this opportunity to grow our support footprint for both our US and ANZAC troops will changes the daily lives of thousands.”

 

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

 

To learn more about how OSD’s globally-recognized 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/.

 

About OSD (Operation Supply Drop)

OSD is a global, chapter based, Veteran Service Organization (EIN 27-3842517) providing relevant, relatable and sustainable impact to the military community through social, professional and service-oriented programs. Since 2010, OSD has impacted over 650,000 members of the military community through these award-winning programs. Read more at: https://operationsupplydrop.org/news

 

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