Video by Eric Brandner and Sandi Moynihan

PENSACOLA, Florida–The Navy probably doesn’t emphasize 4 a.m. workouts during the recruiting process. Still, USO Northwest Florida staff and volunteers were waiting with drinks when nearly 700 sailors came off the athletic field at Corry Station.

We got up early with them to document their newest program: the USO Power Raid.

You can send a message of support and thanks directly to service members via the USO’s Campaign to Connect. Your messages will appear on screens at USO locations around the world.