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NEWS | Nov. 19, 2023

Operation Homefront brings Harlem Globetrotters, and holiday meal kits to D.C. Armory

By Master Sgt. Arthur Wright D.C. National Guard

Harlem Globetrotters "Too Tall” Winston and "Wham” Middleton thanked District of Columbia National Guard members, while also participating in a holiday meal distribution during an Operation Homefront ‘Holiday Meals for Military’ event at the D.C. Armory, Nov. 17, 2023. Through the Holiday Meals for Military program, the organization distributed 400 meal kits and grocery gift cards to pre-registered service members and military families at the DC Armory.

Additionally, assigned service members picked up remaining family meals for distribution at Guard locations at Fort Belvoir, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and Joint Base Andrews. Throughout its Holiday Meals for Military program this year, Operation Homefront will put meals on the tables of more than 14,000 military families at more than 100 events nationwide. This year, the organization anticipates serving its 700,000th individual family member since the Holiday Meals for Military program began in 2010.

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