29 May 2016
The Coca Cola company was a founding partner with the USO, United Service Organizations during World War II, when American companies and entertainers set out to offer soldiers some homespun fun to help take their minds off the war.
In light of this, Coca-Cola will now begin selling limited edition patriotic red, white and blue cans over Memorial Day weekend to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the founding of the USO.
The patriotic design will be on some 16-ounce Coke cans and select value packs.
The company also plans to kick off its “Share a Coke and a Song” campaign at this weekend’s Coca-Cola 600 Nascar race. The patriotic cans will feature a lyric from a patriotic song
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