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Operation Cookie Drop: Girl Scouts show troop appreciation May 28, 2014 — After months of selling cookies, Girl Scouts gathered at theUSO of North Carolina Jacksonville center to give more than 3,000 boxes to themilitary community during Operation Cookie Drop, May 22.   At each local cookie selling booth, from January to March,girls from the Coastal Pines’ Girl Scouts placed a tin seeking donations forOperation Cookie MORE
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Operation Cookie Drop: Girl Scouts show troop appreciation
USO class teaches Marines finance skills February 27, 2014 — Young service members have many pitfalls to avoid if they want a sound financial future. For Lance Cpl. Leilani Montanio, a warehouse clerk with 2nd Supply Battalion, and many Marines like her, starting the road to a smart financial future meant learning about money from top finance professionals at the USO of North Carolina in Jacksonville, Feb. MORE
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Military children spend story time with royalty August 14, 2013 — Young princes and princesses donned their fairy tale best to listen to North Carolina royalty read during the USO of N.C. Jacksonville Center’s “A Very Royal Story Time,” Aug. 13. Ashley Love-Mills, this year’s Miss North Carolina, visited the USO to spend time with the youngest members of the military community.  “To them, I’m a princess,” said MORE
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Ghosts make contact at Jacksonville USO November 27, 2012 — The USO of North Carolina Jacksonville Center is a place where service members and the local community can have fun and relax, but in its shadows lie mysterious forces that open and close doors when nobody is around, touch and scratch guests and employees, and leave people with an eerie feeling.   A local radio station along with the South East MORE
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USO doors remain open after 70 years June 28, 2012 — Military members are continually in transit, flying from coast to coast to their places of duty. Because of a lack of experience, traveling may not always be a walk in the park for younger service members, but luckily for them the United Service Organizations is there to offer assistance. The USO of North Carolina in Jacksonville helps and supports MORE
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Morehead City honors current, former service members for their sacrifice June 02, 2012 — Many organizations host events to honor current and former service members for their service. The local community of Morehead City, N.C., participated in the recognition June 2, sponsoring a day of fishing, free food, various activities and music for anyone who serves or served in the military and their families.  The seventh annual Military MORE
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USO provides gowns for princesses to attend ball October 27, 2009 — With ball season right around the corner, once again women have the chance to be a princess for a night. Unfortunately not everyone has a fairy godmother on hand, who with the wave of her magic wand can put these princesses into beautiful gowns for an evening with their “prince charming.” Lucky for these women, Jacksonville’s USO is having a dress MORE
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USO serves up Thanksgiving cheer December 04, 2008 — For those in the military, holiday celebrations cannot always be at home with mom and the proverbial apple pie. They may be stationed far from their families taking care of the mission, training, standing watch or defending the nation. For that reason, the Jacksonville United Services Organization and the staff and volunteers who sustain it, MORE
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