The crowd was electric and in a celebratory mood on June 16 when more than 500 volunteersdescended on the California National Guard Armory in Van Nuys to assemble the 800,000th Operation Gratitude Care Package.
The Milestone package, which will be delivered to a service member currently deployed in harm’s way, includes the keys to a custom built “American Chopper” donated byTorque Sports and Performance, Inc.and the SJO Foundation for Hope.
“Our troops face separation from home and loved ones while they are deployed so Torque Sports and Performance wanted to do something special to let all our Military know we appreciate their sacrifice,” said Scott James, President and CEO of Torque Sports and Performance. “We contacted our friends at Orange County Choppers, a brand that is synonymous with American ingenuity and quality, and they agreed to build a custom chopper for us to give away…
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