Army recruiters volunteering for community service projects

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FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — Fort Knox officials say thousands of Army recruiters will volunteer Friday in community service projects across the U.S.

They say the projects include feeding the homeless, cleaning parks, helping build homes and working with veterans and children.

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In all, nearly 5,000 Army recruiters will participate in more than 175 service projects in the U.S. and Germany.

The U.S. Army Recruiting Command is headquartered at Fort Knox in Kentucky. The command manages about 9,000 recruiters in the U.S. and overseas who recruit more than 80,000 new soldiers each year for the U.S. Army and Army Reserve.

In Kentucky, some recruiters will help pack food boxes in Elizabethtown for distribution to Kentuckians in need. In Bowling Green, recruiters will volunteer at a home that provides services to abused and neglected children.

 

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