One person really can make a difference as the sailors at Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan found out on Friday, January 15, 2010. Brooklynite Carmen Colon wanted to do something for the troops, so she purchased $240 worth of donuts to donate. But how to get them there? The USO, of course!
“USO Operation Doughnut Drop” with the USS Shiloh was a huge success. "It really was a terrific morale-booster,“ said Vernichel Tharps, the Director of Programs and Marketing for USO Japan. Below are some exclusive pictures from this fun, sugar-filled day. In the immortal words of Homer Simpson: "Donuts. Is there anything they can’t do?”[gallery columns=“2”]
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