Camp Lewis Cooks Lasagna for Service Members on Christmas Day
: USO Northwest Volunteer Kristie King had idea to serve a hot lunch to Soldiers and Airmen unfortunate to work on Christmas day. Kristie along with several more USO Volunteers baked some delicious lasagna as well as some pie (because pie makes everything better!) at the Camp Lewis Center and prepared it for distribution.
The service members were most appreciative and the volunteers stayed at Lewis Main Gate and McChord Main Gate for some extra time to share some Christmas thoughts, memories and wishes. An Army gate guard at Lewis Main, originally from Texas, was super happy with the Texas style Pecan pie that we shared with him.
Helping Hands Program:
The Camp Lewis Center has become the distribution hub for our Helping Hands Program awards. This month we provided checks to 32 units totaling over $11,000. The Helping Hands Program enables
our military to spend valuable time together with their families as a unit.
December's distributed funds supported unit Christmas and Holiday parties.
To the right are photos from 1-14 CAV's Holiday Celebration:
"On behalf of the Commander of the 1st Squadron 14th Cavalry Regiment, we would like to thank the USO Northwest for their generous contribution to the Squadron's Holiday Celebration held on 12 December 2018 at the Joint Base Lewis McChord's Family Resource Center. Your generous contribution helped pay for the food, gifts, decorations, and crafting items that both the Soldiers and their family enjoyed immensely."
-1LT Savino Cisneros
1-14 CAV Adjutant