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Ruck for the Fallen supports troops abroad

Locals help fill the gaps to take care of abroad soldiers

PALOUSE - The Ruck for the hosted several events in December to raise awareness for the Ruck for the Fallen cause.

A "Christmas Packages for Our Deployed Heroes" event was held on Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Palouse Community Center.

The Ruck family packing party were able to fill 42 boxes by the end of the afternoon to mail to US troops serving at a bases in Iraq, Germany, or Syria, who were spending the holiday season far from home.

A Facebook request was made for donations bringing in community support which allowed the volunteers to fill boxes with items ranging from hot sauce to protein bars....


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