FALLS CHURCH, Va. – (November 8, 2012) -DynCorp International (DI) is a sponsor of the 2012 USO ofMetropolitan Washington (USO-Metro) Turkeys for Troops holidayprogram. The Turkeys for Troops program provides junior-enlistedservice members and their families living in theWashington-Baltimore region with food baskets filled with all thetraditional trimmings for a Thanksgiving feast.
In addition to providing financial support, more than 30 DI teammembers will serve as volunteers to stuff the holiday food basketsfor the military families at Fort Belvoir and Fort Meade militarybases.
“We are proud to support the USO-Metro’s important work insupporting our local troops, especially during the holiday season,”said Steve Gaffney, chairman and CEO of DynCorp International. “Ourteam members are honored to be able to play their part in thisprogram that will directly benefit so many in the local militarycommunity.”
“DynCorp International has proven to be an incredible supporterof our troops and their families and a dear friend of USO-Metro,”said Elaine Rogers, president and CEO of USO-Metro. “Fromsupporting our Back to School programs, our holiday programs tohelping us through sponsoring many of our fundraising events, wealways know we can count on DI. They’re an invaluable partnerand we’re so appreciative of their support.”
USO-Metro is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization chartered byCongress, and dedicated to “Serving those who serve, and theirfamilies” in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. It is through the generous financial support of individuals andorganizations in the local community that USO-Metro is able tofulfill its mission. With the help of nearly 5,000 devotedvolunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and services for activeduty troops and their families at area military hospitals; throughits Mobile USO program; at five USO Centers, four USO airportlounges and through Operation USO Care Package. For moreinformation please visit www.usometro.org or “like” us on facebook andfollow us on Twitter by searching USO-Metro.
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DynCorp International isa global government services provider working in support of U.S.national security and foreign policy objectives, delivering supportsolutions for defense, diplomacy and international development. DIoperates major programs in logistics, platform support, contingencyoperations and training and mentoring to reinforce security,community stability and the rule of law. DynCorp International isheadquartered in Falls Church, Va. For more information, visit ourblogs orsee DynCorp International’s YouTube page.