Shortly after opening in 2016, the USO on Fort Sill has offered a weekly free lunch on Wednesdays where an average of 200 service members and their dependents would connect over the midday meal.
Amid the pandemic restrictions, the USO at Fort Sill modified this Wednesday lunch to a drive thru event passing out food safely to service members in their cars. On Feb 24, chili and cornbread was on the menu.
This is just one of the ways we have modified our programs to still be deliverable amid the COVID-19 crisis. As stated by Jenn Troxell, Operations and Programs Manager, “Food is a huge factor in what folks do to connect. We’re all about connection here, especially during COVID, it’s really hard to feel a connection. We always tend to feel isolated,” For a news clip of this event, click here: https://www.kswo.com/2021/02/24/uso-hosts-fueling-forces-event-fort-sill/
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