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By Seth Romsa
Staff Writer 

Support Our Troops continues to serve overseas heroes

 

November 14, 2019



WORLAND – The Support Our Troops program has been sending packages to soldiers overseas since April 2003.

This idea was started by Worland American Legion members Don Hall, Todd White, Jim Bailey and Herm Emmett. Each month the Legion members will receive a list of a select number of soldiers to send a care package to, which primarily includes members from the Big Horn Basin who have been deployed overseas.

These first packages were sent in response to troops entering Afghanistan in March 2003.

“On average over the years we send about 30 packages a month,” Hall said. “There have be...



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