‘An Immediate Need’: San Antonio Nonprofit Sews Masks For Military, Veterans

TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO – This week the Pentagon said people on Defense Department property must wear cloth masks if they can’t regularly keep a 6-foot social distance from others. The rule applies to service members, civilians, contractors and military family members – except when they’re in their own homes.

The department also said it wouldn’t issue the masks — and told people to buy or sew their own.

San Antonio-based nonprofit Soldiers’ Angels is trying to fill the gap. The organization normally makes comfort items like blankets, scarves and pajamas for veterans and deployed service members. 

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