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Good organization in the same for -- bay areas providing a lifeline to our men and women serving overseas it's called troops direct.
The founder says he collects donations to -- huge amounts of many basic items to soldiers things like so open close.
Even -- for dogs.
In fact the founder says workers -- -- more than 27000.
Pounds of supplies in just the last two years.
Claudia hellish details in our -- Cisco news or how does this nonprofit get troops what they need.
While -- because the man who transit area near Bonn is an army of one who calls in favors and worked out a pretty sweet deal with the Postal Service to deliver needed supplies in a matter of days.
A civilian himself near -- got the idea after a buddy of his in the Marines told -- that individual care packages aren't always enough.
And that -- in the entire unit needs sunblock boot laces and other things that might be on backcourt or or not in the Pentagon's budget.
Well now emails are pouring in mostly from the Middle East where more than anything else service members say they need chalk power to mark roadside bombs.
One of the biggest killers of American troops.
And because like all the other items the talk is being donated it doesn't cost the troops where the taxpayers -- time.
Claudia -- -- what will they send just -- thing to troops I mean are there limits.
Well there are they won't send weapons or ammunition but most anything else is good to go so long as they can find it and pack it up.
Can't think of any.
Real reasonable request -- we have not been able to -- whether it's our protection.
Wore boots -- medical supplies or even -- as simple -- some of the basic nutrition that service members require.
Indeed we saw pallets of energy bars and Gatorade mix getting ready to be shipped out.
For its part the Pentagon says it does what it -- to have such goods on hand.
But appreciates the additional support from civilian groups and if you'd like to help out visit troops direct dot -- Shepherd buddy thanks a lot wolf it feels like yourself --
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