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Garcon tweets to get local USO technology donation for Veteran's Day

National Fail League: Week 9


NFL sponsor Lenovo earlier this month launched #LenovoSalutes, an initiative in which each post containing that hashtag counts as a "salute" for a USO center.

The USO center that receives the most social "salutes" –- the campaign hashtag plus your local team hashtagged –- will be awarded with a Lenovo technology donation. So far, the state of North Carolina leads (followed by Wisconsin and New York).

League stars such as Odell Beckham, Jr. and Eric Decker have sent out tweets in support –- which might account for New York being in third place.

But one NFLer determined to drive salutes toward the state/district in which he plays is Washington Redskins wide receiver, Pierre Garcon.

Garcon was a part of the NFL's USO tour to Afghanistan in 2014, and started his college career at Norwich University, a private military college in Vermont. Additionally, the U.S. military helped Garcon's native Haiti during and after the 2010 earthquake.

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Other NFLers in the campaign are Jamaal Charles, Matt Forte, Eddie Lacy, DeMarco Murray and Demaryius Thomas.

The winning product donation may include Lenovo laptops, tablets, all-in-one desktops, and servers. The Lenovo products will allow troops and military families who visit the winning USO center to connect with loved ones online, apply for jobs, check email or even watch a movie.

To vote and keep track of who's in the lead, fans can go to www.lenovotsalutes.com.
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