Troops Direct

Bay Area Charity Trying To Help Overseas Troops Fight Off Flu

U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan have been battling a stubborn foe in recent months, the common flu virus. Now, a charity that started in the Bay Area is facing hurdles trying to get equipment overseas to help ailing soldiers.


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About The Bay: Bay Area Man Fights For Comforts For Troops

Some soldiers who served in Afghanistan, for instance, said they went weeks – if not months – without even showering.


Providing the Basics for Troops

DANVILLE, Calif. (KCBS) Thousands of U.S. Marines serving in Afghanistan are getting toothpaste, lip balm and other essentials, thanks to the efforts of a Danville man.