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Pittsburgh Steelers Support OTA!

On Tuesday, November 7th, Pittsburgh Steelers L.J. Fort, Terrell Watson, Jerald Hawkins and Jordan Dangerfield joined OTA volunteers to pack Welcome Home Kits for our … Continue reading

15 Years of Support!

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Guy & Andrea Edwards held their 15th Annual Troop Support party, resulting in over 200 pounds of in-kind donations and … Continue reading

OTA Featured on WPXI “Proud to be Pittsburgh”

We are very excited to announce that NBC affiliate, WPXI in Pittsburgh PA will feature OTA on the September 29th feature “Proud to be from Pittsburgh”. … Continue reading

Mohawk Area School District Drive for OTA!

A very special thank you to Mohawk Area School District for a phenomenal donation drive! This annual event has brought much needed items to OTA … Continue reading

Important Message From Our Founder

OTA’s Founder & CEO, Kristen Holloway Querriera has announced her retirement from the organization.  We will miss her dearly and are so grateful for her … Continue reading

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Troop Letters


I want to thank Operation Troop Appreciation, and Sherry Einhaus, for having me at Salute to Veteran’s. I had the most wonderful time at the … Continue reading

OTA Veteran Honored at Pirates Game!

Thank you so much for the overwhelming support!! Jesse Hull

Jesse Hull