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Operation DVD for Soldiers Overseas

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KENNEWICK, Wash. - Troops currently deployed overseas don't have a lot of options when it comes to freetime.  Participating in any outdoor activities puts the soldiers at risk of snipers, mines, and other hazards.  Veterans have set up a program to solve the problem.

The program is called Operation DVD.  Army vetrans are asking people to donate their new and used DVDs to be sent over to the troops currently deployed.  Currently there are 18 drop off boxes around the Tri-City area including all the city halls and libraries.

Operation DVD has been running nation-wide for about six months.  Once DVDs are collected, they'll be sent overseas and checked out as free rentals at camps around the world. Childrens DVDs are also welcome, they'll be sent to bases around the U.S. for free rental by the families of soldiers stationed overseas.

Drop Off Locations:

Kennewick: City Hall, Kennewick Library, KNDU Studios

Richland: City Hall, Library, Veteran's of Foreign War Hall, Richland Fire station on George Washington Way

Pasco: City Hall, Library, American Legion

West Richland: City Hall, Library

Benton City: American Legion