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6 December 2017


Since 1947, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program has distributed more than 452 million toys to more than 209 million children in need earning the Marine Corps the title of unchallenged leader looking after less fortunate children at Christmas. It is easy to donate, just visit—U.S. Marine Corps photo by SSgt Mark Fayloga

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  1. shortfinals permalink
    6 December 2017 01:05

    Thanks for this, Joe! Merry Christmas!

  2. 6 December 2017 07:53

    What shortfnals said! Thanks for this, Joe.

    That sends me down the memory hole. I have a friend who is retired now. He was an Air Force pilot, flying C-54 transports.

    One of the most memorable things they did was drop candy and gum to kids trapped in East Berlin as they made their approach to land.

    • travelforaircraft permalink*
      6 December 2017 15:34

      It is the little things many of the times we hold closest, isn’t it? Big plane and your friend could drop candy, good piloting 🙂

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