SDN site for ‘Java for G.I.s’


July 31, 1966. Bien Hoa, South Vietnam. SP/4 John V. Russel, left, of Landrum, South Carolina, and PFC Robert Wooldridge, right, of Newton, Iowa, both members of C Company, 1ST Battalion, 503D Infantry of the 173D Airborne Brigade, drink coffee and talk with Beckey Fey of Blackwell, Oklahoma, the American Red Cross Clubmobile director with the 173D. C Company had just returned to Bien Hoa by helicopter after six weeks in the field. Photo by U. S. Army

July 31, 1966. Bien Hoa, South Vietnam. SP/4 John V. Russel, left, of Landrum, South Carolina, and PFC Robert Wooldridge, right, of Newton, Iowa, both members of C Company, 1ST Battalion, 503D Infantry of the 173D Airborne Brigade, drink coffee and talk with Beckey Fey of Blackwell, Oklahoma, the American Red Cross Clubmobile director with the 173D. C Company had just returned to Bien Hoa by helicopter after six weeks in the field. Photo by U. S. Army


SIDNEY — The American Red Cross is inviting the public to participate in a project to support those who are serving and those who have served, by donating cans of coffee to the “Java for G.I.s” program. The donated canswill be given to area veterans’ facilities.

The coffee is being collected now through the end of December and will be delivered to the Dayton Veterans Administration Hospitals (which is where veterans go for treatment, Wright Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center, as well as VA subsidiaries in Springfield, Piqua, Sidney and Greenville.

The public can drop off coffee at any of these locations from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

• NMVO Troy office: 1314 Barnhart Road, Troy

• NMVO Springfield office: 1830 N. Limestone, Springfield

• NMVO Greenville office: 130 Martz St., Greenville

• Sidney Daily News: 1451 N. Vandemark Road, Sidney

Cans and bags of ground coffee, as well as individual serving coffee and k-cups are accepted.

July 31, 1966. Bien Hoa, South Vietnam. SP/4 John V. Russel, left, of Landrum, South Carolina, and PFC Robert Wooldridge, right, of Newton, Iowa, both members of C Company, 1ST Battalion, 503D Infantry of the 173D Airborne Brigade, drink coffee and talk with Beckey Fey of Blackwell, Oklahoma, the American Red Cross Clubmobile director with the 173D. C Company had just returned to Bien Hoa by helicopter after six weeks in the field. Photo by U. S. Army
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/12/web1_vietnam-war-coffee-1.jpgJuly 31, 1966. Bien Hoa, South Vietnam. SP/4 John V. Russel, left, of Landrum, South Carolina, and PFC Robert Wooldridge, right, of Newton, Iowa, both members of C Company, 1ST Battalion, 503D Infantry of the 173D Airborne Brigade, drink coffee and talk with Beckey Fey of Blackwell, Oklahoma, the American Red Cross Clubmobile director with the 173D. C Company had just returned to Bien Hoa by helicopter after six weeks in the field. Photo by U. S. Army