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Joe Girardi and David Cone Lead Veterans Day USO Package Drive for Troops

on Veterans Day morning, the New York Yankees teamed up with Bank of America employees to prepare 5,000 gift packages that the United Service Organizations (USO) will send to troops serving overseas.

The gift bags were assembled in the “Great Hall” of the new Yankee Stadium in which volunteers walked up a line of stations to drop into gift bags books, dominoes, cards, snacks, socks, hand-written cards and, of course, Yankees caps.

Many officials were on hand including Yankees manager Joe Girardi, mentioning he was the son of a Korean War veteran, and expressed strong empathy for injured veterans:

“The battles they face everyday just to get back to full strength. It leaves a lasting impression.  Sometimes ...

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