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Bob Hope USO at LAX visits California National Guard troops at Cal State Los Angeles

On March 4, 2021, volunteers from the Bob Hope USO at LAX visited California National Guard troops serving on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles, in support of the COVID-19 community vaccination center on campus.

The volunteers visited the campus to distributed goods that help promote the morale and welfare of the troops. US Army Lt. Col. George Burchuck, 1st Battalion, 144th Field Artillery, California National Guard, and US Air Force Maj. Matt Redmond, 129th Rescue Wing, California Air National Guard, helped distribute coffee.

Prior to distribution, the troops were briefed by US Army Major Leroy Cisneros, an officer with the 40th Infantry Division, California National Guard. The headquarters for the 40th Infantry Division is at Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos.

Roger Bradley, director of the Bob Hope USO at LAX, also spoke during the briefing.

California National Guard troops help volunteers from the Bob Hope USO at LAX unload a vehicle at California State University Los Angeles, March 4, 2021. The troops were activated to support the COVID-19 community vaccination center on the campus. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Neil Mabini)
California National Guard troops help volunteers from the Bob Hope USO at LAX unload a vehicle at California State University Los Angeles, March 4, 2021. The troops were activated to support the COVID-19 community vaccination center on the campus. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Neil Mabini)
This article is based on information released by the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service.