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
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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
The Troopster Story and How You Can Help Deployed Military Members This Holiday Season About Troopster Troopster was founded Thanksgiving Day 2015, by current active duty Navy Petty Officer Chelsea Mandello.Troopster is a website that provides personalized military care packages as well as donation packages to troops who are deployed or stationed from home. A simple and easy way to send a care package to a loved one serving overseas, families and friends can add photos, letters, games, snacks, toiletries and can even make special requests for additional items that might not be available on th... read more
JUNIOR ENLISTED MILITARY FAMILIES TO BE HONORED FOR VOLUNTEERISM The Armed Services YMCA will host the 23rd Annual Five Star Military Family Recognition Luncheon on Friday, November3rd at the Westin Virginia Beach . Several Hampton Roads businesses and community supporters generously contribute to this event each year. November is National Military Family Month and the Armed Services YMCA honors one Hampton Roads junior enlisted family from each of the five military branches of service that best represents a commitment to serving others through volunteerism . Each family is formally honored a... read more
Support the Military Community In Hampton Roads & Support Your Local USO By Sponsoring Their Path of Patriots Support the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia by sponsoring our Path of Patriots with a donation of $100 or more. Honor a loved one for his or her service in our armed forces, or show our troops that you have their back! Sponsors of our Path of Patriots can submit a picture of themselves, or a loved one, as well as one line of text to be printed on signage, and placed along the cart path. Sponsors of our Path of Patriots will be listed in our Golf Classic program. When: Septem... read more