• Keilah, Justus and Shepherd Hieb, children of Michelle and Staff Sgt. Mike Hieb, 7th Special Troops Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, drop off cookies Nov. 5 at the Fort Eustis United Service Organization building for the Holiday Cookie Bake. The Hieb family brought in about six dozen cookies from the Fort Eustis Home School Group.

    Military communities bake cookies, send overseas for holidays

    Keilah, Justus and Shepherd Hieb, children of Michelle and Staff Sgt. Mike Hieb, 7th Special Troops Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, drop off cookies Nov. 5 at the Fort Eustis United Service Organization building for the Holiday Cookie Bake. The...

  • Melissa Grega, spouse of Pfc. Eli Grega, 24th Transportation Bn., 7th Sust. Bde., listens to Regina Nelson, Holiday Cookie Bake organizer, explain the event while assisting in packing cookies Nov. 5 at the USO. The cookies were sent to 18 main service members to distribute among other service members, totaling about 900 deployed service members that will receive cookies.

    Military communities bake cookies, send overseas for holidays

    Melissa Grega, spouse of Pfc. Eli Grega, 24th Transportation Bn., 7th Sust. Bde., listens to Regina Nelson, Holiday Cookie Bake organizer, explain the event while assisting in packing cookies Nov. 5 at the USO. The cookies were sent to 18 main service...

  • Patty Williams, lead sales associate, weighs the boxes of cookies from the Holiday Cookie Bake while Nelson and Lisa Monroe, 53rd Transportation Bnttalion, Family Readiness Support assistant, wait for the grand total Friday at the Fort Eustis Post Office. Participants could donate cookies or cookie dough, or make monetary donations to cover the cost of shipping. 1st Advantage Credit Union paid for shipping costs not covered by the monetary donations.

    Military communities bake cookies, send overseas for holidays

    Patty Williams, lead sales associate, weighs the boxes of cookies from the Holiday Cookie Bake while Nelson and Lisa Monroe, 53rd Transportation Bnttalion, Family Readiness Support assistant, wait for the grand total Friday at the Fort Eustis Post...

  • Catalina Wilson, daughter of Chief Warrant Officer Thomas Wilson, Transportation Corps warrant officer proponent for the Office of the Chief of Transportation , places chocolate chip cookies she baked on a table at the USO Nov. 5 for the Holiday Cookie Bake. Military community members from Fort Eustis and Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek - Fort Story and community organizations such as  Gloucester High School and Trinity United Methodist Church donated to the Holiday Cookie Bake 2009.

    Military communities bake cookies, send overseas for holidays

    Catalina Wilson, daughter of Chief Warrant Officer Thomas Wilson, Transportation Corps warrant officer proponent for the Office of the Chief of Transportation , places chocolate chip cookies she baked on a table at the USO Nov. 5 for the Holiday Cookie...

  • Amy Walker, daughter of Marisole and Phil Walker, Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation garrison information systems specialist, assorts cookies during the Holiday Cookie Bake Nov. 5 at the Fort Eustis USO. According to Nelson, 1st Advantage Credit Union internally has sent cookies to deployed service members during the holidays for many years. Last year, the Union opened the event to military communities. "We've received just as much community support this year as we did last year," said Nelson. Holiday Cookie Bake 2009 sent deployed service members, and veterans and family members at the Hampton and Richmond Veteran Affairs hospitals and the Fisher House at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth about 615 dozen cokies.

    Military communities bake cookies, send overseas for holidays

    Amy Walker, daughter of Marisole and Phil Walker, Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation garrison information systems specialist, assorts cookies during the Holiday Cookie Bake Nov. 5 at the Fort Eustis USO. According to Nelson, 1st...

  • Participants in the Holiday Cookie Bake were encouraged to include personal notes with their cookies. Capt. Heather Moyer and Sgt. 1st Class Lemond Adams, both with the 6th Trans. Bn., 7th Sust. Bde., received cookies from the Holiday Cookie Bake last year during their deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Moyer and Adams said they felt they were being supported from those back home when they received the cookies. "It was nice to know someone thought about us during the holidays," said Moyer.

    Military communities bake cookies, send overseas for holidays

    Participants in the Holiday Cookie Bake were encouraged to include personal notes with their cookies. Capt. Heather Moyer and Sgt. 1st Class Lemond Adams, both with the 6th Trans. Bn., 7th Sust. Bde., received cookies from the Holiday Cookie Bake last...

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