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The CASF USO staff hosted Hug a GI Day. March 4th is National Hug a GI Day and we handed out lots of hugs and made some homemade chili with cheese, sour cream and chips. One volunteer brought dessert for the patients. Five volunteers and two USO staff helped hand out the chili and hand out the hugs to over 40 well deserving service members, both patients and CASF staff. Overall the night was a complete success with the patients getting a good bowl of chili and a whole lot of hugs.
On March 4, 2010 the USO Warrior Center hosted a Wii Bowling Tournament and dinner night for the wounded warriors. The warriors really enjoyed the meal and the participants of the tournament had a great time competing against each other. One of the competitors liked the competition so much that he is going to buy a Wii when he returns stateside. Fifty wounded warriors who attended the event.
For 3 days the USO Naples set up an info point onboard the USS Ramage to assist sailors with local info, directions, phone cards, free snacks, and also ran a special giveaways for DVD movies and a digital camera.
NSA Capodichino holds a quarterly event to recognize the Sailors of the Quarters from all the area commands. Guest Speaker is RADM John Richardson.USO Naples coordinates a plentiful luncheon buffet in the Air Terminal USO Lounge, for this special event that gives the sailors an opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments.
The Chief Petty Officers Association (CPOA) of Landstuhl provided beef stew, chicken and dumplings, bean soup, chili, and cornbread for the wounded warriors (an in-kind donation).