Another successful Operation: We Love Recruiters adventure in the books. This time, Santa himself took his vacation time to join us! We set out on Wednesday, July 24th with a truck full of Smiles, USO Denver Sunglasses, Candy Canes, and Cheer (literally - Santa has his own cheers)!
#SantaSelfie photos were flying around the recruiting commands faster than we could travel to the next station! Find all of the Operation: We Love Recruiters photos we took here (and in the slideshow below):
The Operation: We Love Recruiters program is designed to connect military recruiters to the USO family. While most active duty military service members work at a military installation and have a community of their peers to rely on, those in the recruiting field only have a handful of other people in their office, and almost all are located away from military installations. We’ve designed this program to provide a smile and a “you’re not forgotten” along with a small token or treat on a regular basis.
The items themselves are relatively inconsequential compared to the interaction with the volunteers and any other special guests who stop by and visit. The items provide an icebreaker and a more substantial reason for a visit. Visits are typically no more than 10 minutes for each office to ensure we’re only offering a quick break in their day as we realize the recruiters have a job to do too.
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