MORRISVILLE (WTVD) – The United Service Organizations (USO) of North Carolina has a truck packed up and ready to roll out Thursday.
Staff with the organization is heading to Florida to help the National Guard and soldiers from Fort Bragg who are assisting Hurricane Irma victims.
Darius Crisp, a reserve Marine, is coordinating efforts and is anxious to help fellow service members.
“We’re all out there in the same fight,” he said. “I feel like just because I have that military connection, I need to be out there helping them. I can’t sit back and just watch them. I’m really glad I’m about to support them.”
**This effort was supported with donations from Harris Teeter, Walmart, and Paradies Lagardere.
More from USO
USO of North Carolina Board of Directors announces new president and CEO, James Whaley
Military veteran and former fortune 500 company executive assumes lead of military-focused nonprofit
Patriots' Outpost connects those who serve to family, home and country at Wyndham Championship
Each year at the Wyndham Championship, veterans, service members and their families gather for refreshments and shade at the Patriots’ Outp…
11 Years as the Force Behind the Forces at Fort Bragg
On June 14, 2010, my very first day working at the USO of North Carolina, I walked into a small center located on the East side of Fort Bra…