Branch: Air Force
Duty Station: USAG Stuttgart
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I volunteer with Karen for the Stuttgart Community Spouses' Club and have seen first hand the amount of time and energy she puts into that organization that not only benefits our fellow military spouses stationed here but has a huge impact on the entire community. She also volunteers at our local USO office which is another way she brings joy to our community. Being stationed overseas, especially during COVID, can be a challenge and anything that can help create community and build relationships is desperately needed. Through Karen's volunteer work, she helps make that possible.
- by Kristen Thoennes