DynCorp International is proud to support the U.S. military personnel at local military hospitals in the Washington DC region through the USO of Metropolitan Washington’s “Comfort and Care Bag” program. Through this program, in-patients will receive a bag full of DVDs, gift cards for restaurants located within the medical center, books, games, snacks and additional comfort items.
“Summer is unfortunately the season when combat is its most severe and right now we are seeing large numbers of in-patients at the hospitals,” said Elaine Rogers, president, the USO of Metropolitan Washington. “We are working as hard as we can to boost morale and this program is one of the ways that we’re making a difference.”
USO of Metropolitan Washington
USO-Metro is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization chartered by Congress, and dedicated to “Serving those who serve, and their families” in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. It is through the generous financial support of individuals and organizations in the local community that USO-Metro is able to fulfill its mission. With the help of nearly 5,000 devoted volunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and services for active duty troops and their families at area military hospitals; through its Mobile USO program; at five USO Centers, four USO airport lounges and through Operation USO Care Package. For more information please visit www.usometro.org.
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is one of the nation’s largest military medical centers. Recently dubbed “The Nations’ Medical Center”, WRNMMC represents the joining of the National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
WRNMMC is comprised of nearly 8,500 dedicated staff members who make it their daily mission to serve military families and our nation’s active duty, returning war heroes, veterans and our nation’s leaders.