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NEWS | June 29, 2016

Annual Feds Feed Families drive underway

By 628th ABW Chaplain's Office 628th ABW Chaplain's Office

Joint Base Charleston - Weapon Station kicked off its annual federal food donations drive June 21, 2016 which will continue until August 31, 2016. The Feds Feed Family Food Drive is led by Command Navy Region Southeast for NWS and all donations will go to the Lowcountry Food Bank. Last year the command donated 4,083 lbs. of food and this year's goal is 5,000 lbs.

This year, the 628th Air Base Wing, the Naval Support Activity, the WS and AB Commissaries, the Navy Exchange, Navy Nuclear Power Training Command, Navy Health Clinic Charleston, Nuclear Power Training Unit, Naval Munitions Command Unit Charleston, SPAWAR, Marine Corp Reserve Training Center, the Navy Consolidated Brig, the 841st Transportation Battalion, the Army Reserve, the Navy Operational Support Center and the Army Strategic Logistics Activity Charleston will be participating.

The command that donates the most will receive the Feds Feed Family plaque. Barrels at NSA will be located at the welcome center, Fleet and Family Support Center, Navy Marine Corps Relief Society, the Chapel, Personnel Support Detachment, UPH, Balfour Beatty, the Galley, BLDG 84, the security office, and the Navy College. Barrels for the 628th ABW are currently located at the JB Chapel.

The FFF food drive is run by the Chaplain's Office under the command of Chaplain Grant Mayfield. The primary point of contact with CNRSE and mission partners is RP1 (SW) Christina Clevenger, 843-794-7222. The point of contact from CNRSE is RPCS (SW/AW/FMF) Rafael Barney.