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American Legion gathers packages for on-duty troops

American Legion gathers packages for on-duty troops

WILLIAMSBURG – American Legion Post 39 has started a new program to send care packages to active-duty military serving overseas. And the post would like the public's help.

"Operation: Military Overseas Morale", or "Operation: MOM" collects items such as packaged candy, granola bars, beef jerky, lip balm, travel-sized packages of tissues, shampoo, toothpaste, soap, deodorant, crossword puzzles and Sudoko books, Reader's Digests, gum and mints to send to the troops.

"We're sending packages of comfort food and necessities to two forward outposts right now," said Bill white, post commander. " We want them to know that they are not forgotten...

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