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Hattiesburg VFW donates Christmas toys to children of Shelby soldiers

Hundreds of toys were donated to the 177th Armored Brigade. Source: WDAM Hundreds of toys were donated to the 177th Armored Brigade. Source: WDAM
CAMP SHELBY, MS (WDAM) -

A Hattiesburg Veterans of Foreign Wars post is showing its appreciation for current soldiers serving at Camp Shelby this Christmas.

Members of St. James Wright VFW Post 5397 have donated hundreds of toys to the children of troops serving in the 177th Armored Brigade.

They were picked up at the VFW by members of the 177th Wednesday morning.

The 177th is a training unit made up of soldiers from around the country.

The VFW has been making the donations every Christmas for the last several years. 

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