United Through Reading (UTR).

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Amphibious dock-landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) launched the United Through Reading (UTR) program on March 2, 2010, just as the ship neared its first African port visit in support of Africa Partnership Station (APS) West. Founded by the Family Literacy Foundation, UTR allows Sailors to videotape themselves reading children's books and send a mini-DVD home. Participation in the program is easy. Sailors and Marines sign up for a 15-minute slot and read a book to a family member or even an elementary school, all while being...

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