Navy Ship USS Boxer Gets Its Very Own Starbucks
For the first time ever, Navy sailors can get Starbucks while they are out at sea.
According to a statement issued by the U.S. Navy, a "Starboxer" - a.k.a. Starbucks -- has opened up aboard the San Diego-based USS Boxer.
The shop will sell the coffee house's signature coffee, tea and smoothies. And not only with the country's best and brightest benefit from the added caffeine aboard the ship, the proceeds of the sales go right back into the ship's Morale, Welfare and Recreation fund.
A spokesperson for the Navy, Lt. Cmdr. Leon Quarles, said that putting the 'Buck aboard the ship was part of helping crew members feel like they hadn't lost things they loved about home.
"It's one more thing they won't miss," he said.