Blog Posts in "Military Programs"

Nationwide Nomination for 2019 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® Open National program places spotlight on service of military spouses in their communities and beyond LEAVENWORTH, KS — Our United States military members hold many great qualities in their commitment to country, strength in the face of adversity and compassion for the communities and nations they protect. But behind these military service members are the more than 1 million military spouses who mirror these same qualities. And so for the twelfth year nominations for the 2019 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spo... read more

We hate to be the bearer of bad news but Tax Season is here! Taxes are dueMonday, April 15, 2019! Master Your Taxes With Military OneSource MilTax (Via Military OneSource Website) Taking command of your taxes is easy with Military OneSource MilTax, a suite of free tax services provided by the Department of Defense, designed exclusively for our military community to take the hassle out of tax time. Tailored for military life, MilTax offers: Secure and free tax preparation and e-filing software that’s designed to leave no military service tax deduction or credit unclaimed, available mid-January... read more

Earlier this month, the Walmart Foundation announced a $250,000 grant to Texas-based Operation Homefront for their Critical Financial Assistance program. The grant will provide financial assistance to military families experiencing financial crises. Operation Homefront provides critical financial assistance, transitional and permanent housing and family support services throughout the year to help prevent short-term challenges from turning into chronic, long-term struggles. The funding from the Walmart Foundation will serve approximately 300 families and help cover critical needs for military... read more

The holidays are a time to spend with family and friends. But, for many military members getting home for the holidays is often a challenge due to the expenses of traveling. Armed Services YMCA and Jack Daniel's teamed up to make a big difference in the lives of active duty junior-enlisted military and their families. They realize the importance of being together with family over the holidays. In 2011, Operation Ride Home was born and it has been bringing holiday cheer ever since. Learn more about this amazing initiative, how you can apply, and how you can help send even more military members... read more

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR HOLIDAY MEALS FOR MILITARY 2018! The added expense of the holiday season can be challenging for military families. Operation Homefront recognizes 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 thank you for your service and sacrifices that you have made for our country! Operation Homefront Holiday Meals for Military is currently registering for 16 events in November in the states of CA, CO, DE, ID, NY, OK, RI, and TX. Yo... read more