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Kona Coffee for Christmas in Afghanistan
By Andrew Walden @ 1:30 PM :: 8992 Views :: Hawaii County , National News, World News

PHOTO: Kona Coffee for the Marines of HMLA-367-Scarface -- 'somewhere'  in southern Afghanistan.  In this photo, the Marines of 367 are all bundled up due to the cold.* 

This holiday season, Hawaii Gathering of Eagles sent 409 lbs of Kona Coffee donated by Kona coffee growers to forward deployed units in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles will continue to send Kona Coffee to our troops in 2010.  Donations are needed for postage costs.  You can help by sending a check to: Gathering of Eagles re: Kona Coffee for Our Troops Projects....

And post to:

Gathering of Eagles

P.O. Box 983

Captain Cook, HI 96704

Gathering of Eagles is a registered 501c(4) non-profit organization and a receipt will be sent to you for your kind donation.Please note that as the GOE is a 501c(4) this donation is not tax deductible.  For more info:  Hawaiigoe@gmail.com or http://goekona.wordpress.com/.

*In the background is the new UH1-Y (Yankee) Huey chopper.  367 is the very first USMC aviation unit to receive and deploy this brand new version.  The Yankee (Y version) features the four blade prop, two upgraded engines and all the latest avionics making it a vast improvement over the previous version (the N).  It's ceiling is greatly increased, which is VERY necessary in Afghanistan. 

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