Thursday, November 26, 2009

Blue Stars fill sweet tooths | soldiers, donations, danby

"Though they may enjoy the military's version of turkey and cranberry today, some U.S. soldiers serving in Afghanistan and elsewhere may truly give thanks in about a week.
That thanks will be for Doritos, Rice Krispie Treats, hygiene products and other everyday items the Tri County Blue Star Moms chapter collected and gave to Beale Air Force Base soldiers on Wednesday.
Lori Danby, president of the chapter covering Yuba, Sutter and Colusa counties, said soldiers in Afghanistan have encountered difficulties in getting household snacks, toiletries and related items because supply lines are limited and security for civilian contractors is tight."

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