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Crucial lifeline for US military men and women serving overseas when when budget woes in bureaucratic red tape leave our troops in the lurch.
Claudia -- and found a group it's ready to help.
And -- she's live in San Francisco Claudia.
Good morning bill American troops overseas do you face challenges beyond getting the enemy.
Often it's a matter of getting basic supplies from soap to stretchers and in a large organization like the US military there can be snafus in the supply change.
Many popular items are on back -- or not in the budget.
But now a small nonprofit out of Oakland is sending in -- -- Being a stack arrival on the in this -- though not a military man himself we have a quarter million single serve packets of -- 135000.
Energy bars here even near -- founded trickster wrapped which relies on donations to -- emailed requests for critical often basic necessities sun screen -- wide body wash 5000 energy few protein -- single use -- -- -- -- The item most in demand powdered chalk used by patrols in Afghanistan to mark RED's roadside bombs.
I he's on the biggest killer in wonder of American forces and we cannot fill the request fast enough for the specific item well.
Pentagon works hard to have essential supplies on hand -- it can still take weeks even months to get some of these goods into the hands of service members who need them.
Troops direct has the right support and connections to deliver huge shipments in a matter of days.
And in just two years has sent 27000.
Pounds of supplies to Frontline troops the responses that we receive our.
Full of gratitude and appreciation.
In comments very candidly on how these items.
Have in will continue to save lives and -- And with tens of thousands of troops engaged in conflicts around the world near -- says his mission is urgent.
Getting America's fighting forces what they need to do their job and come home -- And we will not forget that flooding gallant thank you live in San Francisco or -- the White House has.
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