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August 5, 2020

Beirut Explosion Response

August 5, 2020– Our hearts are with all those impacted by the fatal explosion in Beirut, Lebanon earlier this week. As of today, the death toll has risen to 100, with thousands more injured. A reported 300,000 people have been displaced, and entire neighborhoods were leveled by the blast, which was felt up to 150 […]

July 14, 2020

Remembering Dr. Stanley Frileck

July 14, 2020     We are sad to share that Dr. Stanley Frileck, a renowned reconstructive surgeon and an Operation USA Board Member since the mid 1980s, passed away this week.   Dr. Frileck led medical missions for Operation USA to Vietnam, Cambodia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and had earlier served in Vietnam in the […]

June 20, 2020

Forty Years After Operation USA Aids Vietnamese “Boat People” Crisis, Vietnam Sends COVID-19 Aid to United States

Vietnamese officials, air carriers and companies band together to deliver 2.5 million masks to U.S. through a partnership with Los Angeles relief organization   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Los Angeles, Calif., June 20, 2020—Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, today announced it has partnered with VietJet Airlines, the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi, the […]

June 2, 2020

We Can No Longer Stay Silent on the Topic of Racism

June 2, 2020   We at Operation USA are deeply saddened by current events here in the United States, and we stand in solidarity with all those who are hurting in the wake of George Floyd’s death and in the face of insidious, pervasive, systemic racism. This week, we witnessed the outrage firsthand at our […]

May 26, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response

Operation USA has worked diligently to provide relief aid in as many ways and places as possible since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic.   As of August 1, 2020, we have delivered hundreds of thousands of gloves, masks, face shields and gowns, as well as bottled water, cleaning supplies and hundreds of gallons […]

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