Posted by Sheila Shayon on April 1, 2010 11:46 AM
The Girl Scout Troops of Nassau County have teamed up with DHL, the world’s leading express delivery and logistics company, to bring some sweetness and home turf memories to US military troops overseas. DHL is transporting 45,000 boxes – one million Girl Scout Cookies in a show of respect and gratitude for US servicemen and women.
“Operation Cookie” enlisted Girl Scouts of all ages to pack Girl Scout Cookie cases for delivery to a DHL Express truck, with the Nassau County Police Department, Port Authority Police Department, New York City Police Department, and Garden City Police as escorts to JFK International Airport. By week’s end, the cookies will arrive at military bases in Afghanistan and Iraq.Continue reading...