Get to Know Team USO Runner Krysta Cass

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Krysta Cass is a member of Team USO running in the 2023 Boston Marathon® and raising funds on behalf of the USO. Let’s get to know more about Krysta!

Military Service

     - Served nearly 7 years in the United States Army as an Engineer Officer and        completed three deployments to the Middle East


     - Reading      - Running      - Rooting for the New York Knicks

Favorite Movies:

     - “Lord of the Rings”      - “Star Wars”

Favorite Music/Musicians:

     - Ed Sheeran      - Tate McRae      - Dermot Kennedy

Celebrities She’d Love to Meet:

      - Emma Grede      - Anna Wintour      - Oprah

Favorite Sports Team:

     - New York Knicks (Krysta shares a birthday with RJ Barrett)

Favorite TV Shows:

     - “Game of Thrones”      - “Succession”      - “Yellowstone”

Favorite Authors:

     - Brandon Sanderson      - Will Wight      - Robin Hobbs

Why she is excited to represent Team USO:

On each of Krysta’s deployments, she was able to maintain connections to her family through the USO’s services. Her firsthand experience with the USO made her a firm believer in the importance the organization plays in the lives of service members and their families. Krysta is so grateful for the USO, she became a member of New England’s advisory board. She is eager to raise funds and awareness for the USO by running the 2023 Boston Marathon.

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