We are very pleased and honored to announce that Off Duty Gamers owner Mark Christianson has been appointed to the board of Operation Supply Drop. This position places us in a great relationship to really deliver on our promise to give back to those who serve.
PRESS RELEASE: Mark Christianson Appointed to Operation Supply Drop Board of Directors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bristow, Va. – July 10, 2012 – Military gaming charity Operation Supply Drop (http://www.operationsupplydrop.com) today announced that Mark Christianson, owner and Executive Editor, Off Duty Gamers, was appointed to the organizations Board of Directors effective July 4, 2012. As an independent director of the organization, Christianson will serve as military relations adviser. As the lead of a respected all-military staffed video game consulting and media company as well as prior service paratrooper of the US Army 82nd Airborne Division, Christianson is well positioned to link video game industry members with the game playing members of the military and advise the board regarding charitable works performed by Operation Supply Drop.
“Mark’s enthusiasm and drive to reward the sacrifice of service to one’s country will further strengthen and create new strategies for growth within Operation Supply Drop’s core value and areas of focus.” said Stephen Machuga, President of Operation Supply Drop and former Army Captain. “We are looking forward to benefiting from the insight and connections that he has forged as part of his own endeavors at Off Duty Gamers and we welcome him to the board.”
“I consider it an honor to further my work honoring those who serve through such a great program that aims to give back during some of our troops hardest times.” said Christianson “The men and women serving their country and defending us more than deserve the brief mental break that Operation Supply Drop provides.”
Christianson currently leads Off Duty Gamers, an online company focused on active and prior service members of the military delivering expert military consulting, relevant gaming news, reviews and a sense of community, reflecting the collective bond of military service and unique military point of view.
About Operation Supply Drop
Founded in November 2010, Operation Supply Drop is the military charity wing for video game website Front Towards Gamer. OSD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity designed around sending video game filled care packages to troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. To date, OSD has raised $55,000 in games and gear, sending 24 care packages, averaging over $1800 per package. Operation Supply Drop was founded by Stephen Machuga, a former Army Captain and Airborne Ranger. For more information, visit www.operationsupplydrop.org
About Off Duty Gamers
Off Duty Gamers, Inc. is an independent website and consulting firm specifically created by and for military and former military video gamers. Off Duty Gamers provides original reviews, commentary and reports on video games and hardware, written by members of the military community. Off Duty Gamers also creates opportunities for military veterans to work as consultants to the video game industry, using their military knowledge to help create a realistic, satisfying video game experience. For more information, please visit http://www.OffDutyGamers.com.
Note to Editors: If you would like to find out more about Operation Supply Drop or Off Duty Gamers, contact the following individuals
Operation Supply Drop Contact: Stephen Machuga
412-370-3665 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Off Duty Gamers Contact: Mark Christianson
1-815-714-8202 / email@example.com
Source: Operation Supply Drop