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Generous cups of coffee fuel the Alamo Wing

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The 433rd Airlift Wing recently received a donation from York, Pennsylvania in the form of seven pallets of Keurig single serve coffee cups Oct. 10, 2017 here. Patricia Revollo, Starbucks district leader and 433rd Civil Engineer Squadron honorary commander, orchestrated the donation of 30,000 cups of coffee to be distributed to the Alamo Wing's Reserve Citizen Airman through the 433rd Force Support Squadron.

"This was just another way for Starbucks to give back, this is the least we can do for service members and their families, so that is why we are donating coffee," said Revollo.

Starbucks has a history of supporting the Armed Forces through their hiring initiatives, "Starbucks has an initiative to hire veterans and military spouses, since 2013 we have hired over 10,000 and we are now committed to hire over 25,000 by 2025. We have also committed to dedicating a hundred more stores as family military stores by 2022."

One of the benefits of the Honorary Commander program is the ability to link leaders in San Antonio to the 433rd AW who in turn learn and help serve their local military community.

"The donation is a moral booster, they appreciate the sacrifice we make on their behalf so it really is that show of support from the local community," said Col. David Enfield, 433rd Mission Support Group commander.