USO-Jacksonville, North Carolina, Updates Services for Camp Lejeune Marines with New OSD Partnership
JACKSONVILLE, NC & CAMP LEJEUNE, NC August 15, 2017 /For immediate release/ — The USO-Jacksonville facility, serving the Camp Lejeune military community in North Carolina kicked off a new partnership this week with OSD (Operation Supply Drop).
The Jacksonville location provides services to thousands of young Marines and OSD sees this as opportunity to further existing work with the USO across the state.
Holly Coffer, Coastal Area Director for USO of North Carolina, said, “Operation Supply Drop gifted our center with a new XBox One and a stash of games! We’re thrilled to offer our service members new gaming options! Thank you!”
OSD Central NC members visited the installation and took the opportunity to introduce OSD’s additional programs and plan for future events.
OSD Central NC member and US Army Veteran, Laeth Damon, said, “Our supply drop helped boost morale for thousands of Marines and created a new relationship with the USO of Jacksonville, NC. We are honored to begin working Holly and her team.”
This “Supply Drop,” the first of what will be an ongoing and growing service, was made possible by OSD donors and proud supporters including Bezier Games, Ubisoft and Activision.
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/.
About OSD (Operation Supply Drop)
OSD is a global, chapter based, Veteran Service Organization providing relevant, relatable and sustainable impact to the military community through social, professional and service-oriented programs. Since 2010, OSD has impacted over 600,000 members of the military community through these award-winning programs. Read more at: https://operationsupplydrop.org/news
ABOUT the USO of North Carolina
The USO of North Carolina strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. Founded in 1941, the USO of NC is a nonprofit, charitable organization, relying on the generosity of North Carolinians to support its programs and services. The USO of NC serves the fourth largest military population in the U.S., touching more than 575,000 lives annually, helping our service members and their families through education, wellness, transition assistance and resiliency programs across the state. Learn more at: https://northcarolina.uso.org/
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