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History of Veterans Day World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or …
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All Mary Kay consultants who would like a copy of the troops letters by email to share with their donors may request by email to OSSVOLUNTEERINFO@AOL.COM

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Thank you to all who supported our troops during project “Operation Beat the Heat”.  Please visit this page often to view the letters received from the troops who received your generous donations.

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Here’s a treat for Operation Stars and Stripes – a chance to earn donations, no matter where our supporters go! New Goodswipe lets our supporters raise funds with in-store credit card purchases at 50,000+ spots – like Burger King, Old …
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Why do we celebrate Labor Day?

For a lot of people, Labor Day means two things: a day off and the end of summer. But why is it called Labor Day? Labor Day is a day set aside to pay tribute to working men and women. …
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Letters from the Troops

Letters from the troops for “Operation Beat the Heat” are going out this week.  In order to save postage to be used for the troops, we will be sending out by email.  If you do not receive yours, it may be …
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The residents of  the Westview at Ballston Metro Condominiums in Arlington, VA recently held their summer cookout and collected items to donate to OSS to send to our troops serving abroad.Looking at the terrific items collected, we are certain our troops …
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All couponers!  Target has Bic Cristal Pens 10ct and Quaker Chewy Granola Bars for FREE!  You need Bic manuf coupon, Quaker manuf coupon and Target coupon!  These are on Santa’s list to stuff stockings!

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Operation Holiday Stocking

Calling all elves! 145 days till Christmas! Operation Stars and Stripes is already working hard on Operation Holiday Stocking! Please visit the website (www.operationstarsandstripes.org) for critical needs, #1 military requests, No-no’s, AND for the sewing elf, the pattern for our …
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