Salvation Army Feeding Unit at Navy Yard in Washington DC

September 16, 2013
Christopher Priest | chris_priest@uss.salvationarmy.org | (404) 728-6704

The Salvation Army, National Capital & Virginia Division has deployed a disaster canteen (mobile feeding unit) with food and hydration to the crime scene Command Center following today's shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C..

The canteen is expected to remain on-site for the next 24 hours. More information will follow.

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