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How to help soldiers and sailors without supporting the war

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

I read another blog where someone was trying to find a way to help our troops. Here was my suggestion:

I am a disabled veteran, and I would like to submit a suggestion on how to support the soldiers and sailors without supporting the war:

Donate or Volunteer at your nearest USO (United Services Organization)

To quote their site: They are a private nonprofit who supports the troops by providing morale, welfare and recreation-type services to our men and women in uniform.

I first discovered them on my way to boot camp. My plane was late and we got stuck at an airport. They rounded all of us up, ordered a pizza, and gave us all a place to rest. While I was on active duty, they were always there showing movies, giving us access to telephones, television lounges, game lounges, etc.

Best regards,

-- Gary Wright II

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