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The holidays are often times spent with loved ones. However, for military members deployed the holidays are often a tough reminder of how much loved ones are missed at home. Experiencing deployment during the holidays can often be very lonely. There is no better way to show your support and appreciation for military members deployed than to send a holiday card, gift package, or holiday treats. It means the world to deployed servicemembers and helps them get through a difficult time of deployment. Looking for somewhere to donate a gift package or holiday card for a military member deployed? Be... read more

Trees for Troops delivers the spirit of Christmas to military families-one Christmas Tree at a time Mission The mission of the Christmas Spirit Foundation is to advance the Christmas Spirit for kids, families & the environment through programs & activities. About Trees for Troops Trees for Troops, a program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation, provides free, farm-grown Christmas Trees to United States armed forces members in all branches of the military and their families,through donations, sponsorships, grants and the work of many volunteers. Review our Trees for Troops Fast Facts for more. C... read more

Information provided from Operation Homefront Website REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR HOLIDAY MEALS FOR MILITARY 2017! PLEASE NOTE: Registrations for Fort Campbell and Hampton Virginia are completely full (including w aitlist). Hawaii is still taking waitlist as of the evening of 10.31.17 The added expense of the holiday season can be challenging for military families. We at Operation Homefront recognize that many military families are separated during this time due to deployments and others travel long distances to be together. Holiday Meals for Military is Operation Homefront’s way of saying t... read more

Happy Navy Day! Navy Day is observed annually on October 27. (Via National Calendar Day ) The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the sevenuniformed services of the United States. The U.S. Navy is currently the largest, most powerful navy in the world,with the highest combined battle fleet tonnage. The service has over 340,000 personnel on active duty and more than 71,000 in the Navy Reserve. HOW TO OBSERVE Use#NavyDay to post on social media. HISTORY The Navy League of the United States organized the first Navy Day in 1922... read more

NATIONAL DAY OF THE DEPLOYED October 26 is annually designated asNational Day of the Deployed. National Day of the Deployed honors all of the brave men and woman who have been deployed, are sacrificing, or have sacrificed their lives to defend our country. The day also acknowledges their families who are separated from them during deployment and the sacrifices they make in order for theirfamily members to serve our country. HOW TO OBSERVE Use#DayOfTheDeployed to post on social media. HISTORY Shelle Michaels Aberle founded National Day of the Deployed in 2006. Ms. Aberle approached then North ... read more