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Donated Coffee Keeps Old Guard on Marks as Polar Vortex Descends
2/5/19 – JOINT BASE MYER – HENDERSON HALL, VA
“A select group of Old Guard Soldiers have the distinct honor of guarding our nation’s most sacred shrine. The Tomb Sentinels have kept their vigil at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for 81 years and counting. Every second, of every minute, of every day. Staff Sgt. Aaron Privett is a Tomb Sentinel and is no stranger to the cold.”
“‘I rely on coffee daily. Before I go out the door, a cup of joe keeps my throat clear and my commands loud,’ Privett said. ‘This past week, when the cold was just ridiculous, I’d use a cup just to help warm my numb hands after the hour shift. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate the donation.’”
Holy Joes Café delivers cups of joy to Dover AFB
2/4/19 – DOVER AFB, DE
Service members at the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System look at coffee that was dropped off by U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Capt.) Michael Carollo, 436th Airlift Wing deputy wing chaplain, and Airman 1st Class Gabriel Seda, 436th AW chaplain assistant.
More than 70,000 single-serve coffee pods were donated to Dover Air Force, Delaware January 10, 2019.
Base chapel receives 400K single-serve cups
1/16/18 - MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont.
“(This donation) helps improve the morale of our troops and the fact that they feel that somebody is thinking about them and is going the extra mile. It’s a little cup of love,” said Hughley. “We’re thinking of you. We thank you for what you do.”
US troops worldwide receiving java jolt from Wallingford
5/24/17 - FOX 61
"WALLINGFORD -- Sometimes a small cup of coffee can make a big difference, especially for members of the military serving abroad. And, a Wallingford church has been filling that need to the brim for some 11 years now..."
Caffeinating connections: Chapel uses coffee to connect with Airmen
10/27/16 - ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE NEWS
"Andersen Air Force Base, Guam -- The fragrance that floats from fresh coffee is an energizing smell for many Airmen and is the precursor to the beverage used to kickstart the day..."
Wallingford Girl Scouts pack coffee – and cookies – for troops overseas
5/22/16 - FOX 61 NEWS
"WALLINGFORD -- Girl Scout Troop #60208 teamed up with the First Congregational Church's outreach program Holy Joe's Cafe Sunday to ship coffee to service men and women on three different continents..."
Holy Joe's Café: 10 Years and Still Serving Soldiers
7/13/2016 - CTUCC NEWS
"WALLINGFORD (07-13-2016) – Holy Joe's Café celebrated it's 10th anniversary this May. The world-wide coffee service to US Military personnel has expanded its reach while continuing to create a "taste of home" and a moral booster for soldiers deployed throughout the world..."
Chaplains distribute coffee to Combat Center [Image 1 of 6]
May 19, 2015 - MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS
"Pfc. Sydney Hart, student, Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School, finishes loading coffee during the Chaplain’s coffee giveaway at the Distribution Management Office, May 19, 2015. Holy Joe’s Café donates coffee to the Combat Center as a form of outreach to the different tenant commands..."
A Taste Of Home
May 26, 2015 - THE FIRST PULL - NATIONAL COFFEE ASSOCIATION
"Sometimes a small cup of coffee can make a big difference. It can be a taste of home for members of the military abroad, offering consistency and comfort in difficult times..."