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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, left, and Mark Evans, right, of Pizza 4 Patriots, listen as Ian Clough, CEO of DHL Express announces that thousands of Chicago-style pizzas are headed overseas to members of the military in time for Super Bowl Sunday during a news conference, Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Chicago. Pizza 4 Patriots has been sending pies to service members since 2008. Quinn has partnered with the group and DHL Express for the project. Officials announced that 21,000 pizzas will be shipped to Afghanistan and Kuwait. The pizzas will be packed ready to bake and come from Great Kitchens in suburban Chicago. AP Photo

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