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Volunteers and veterans in North Carolina step up to help families of deployed soldiers

More than 3,000 service members are set to be deployed to the Middle East as tensions rise following Friday's US airstrike that killed Qasem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds Force.Many of the deployed troops are from the Immediate Response Force of the 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. There, the USO, a non-profit organization, is providing entertainment and other programming to service members and their families. "We are actively serving our service members with our Mobile Center providing morale-boosting goodness. Our donors have stepped up by providing fast donations in response to our request," said Brian Knight, Sandhills Area Director of USO of North Carolina.Some of the donations, Knight said, include Dunkin' Donuts providing 1,000 donuts a day for the past three days, Mati providing 550 cases of energy drinks, Kind sending three pallets of protein bars and Community Coffee providing coffee for USO volunteers.Read More – Source

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