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.

09/22/2011

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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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/20/2011

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.

07/17/2010

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