|Adriana Lima in the 2016 Victoria’s Secret fashion show.|
Image via Victoria’s Secret Twitter account.
When a U.S. Army unit has an element added to it (often in the form of a company or detachment from another unit), troops will sometimes refer to the larger unit as being “plussed up” with the smaller one. So even as Victoria’s Secret may have eventually displaced the soldiers from the Armory (due to the annual VS fashion show being held there in 2012) it’s fair to say that prior to that an element of VS plussed up 69th Infantry Regiment for its response to Hurricane Sandy.
Wired reported on Nov. 2, 2012 that Victoria’s Secret provided generators to the Fighting 69th after the hurricane left “the soldiers without power, hot water, or anything but the most rudimentary means of communicating with the outside world.” . . .
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