Blog Posts in "Military Programs"

NFL and the Armed Forces Supporting the military is part of the fabric of the NFL. This support takes place both at home and abroad, with NFL players and coaches traveling overseas to salute the troops, as well as with team recognition of our servicemen and women through the Salute to Service campaign. Through its long standing partnerships and support from our 32 teams, the NFL takes pride in supporting military personnel and remains committed to raising awareness for the sacrifices they make on our behalf. All proceeds from the NFL’s Salute to Service campaign are donated to the NFL’s milit... read more

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE USO~ 76 YEARS OF MILITARY SUPPORT! Today, February 4th, 2017 The United Service Organization Celebrates 76 Years Of Military Support. We are so grateful for THE USOand volunteers for all the ways in which they support and uplift the spirits of the Military Community both at home and overseas. Thank you for all you do USO~ 76 Years of Military Support and still going strong. THE USO Mission The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. For over 75 years, the USO has bee... read more

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs DALLAS -- Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can show their appreciation to military servicemembers who came before them by sending free valentines through their local exchange now through Feb. 6th. Now in its second year, “ Valentines for Veterans ” is an annual Exchange campaign to send greetings to local Veterans Affairs hospitals, Fisher House locations and military retirement facilities. “Our shoppers include many veterans and their families who know what it means to serve, and understand how nice it is to be remembered,” said Exch... read more

Wreaths Across America retirement 2017 Press Release: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY · MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017 Wreaths Across America retirement is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, beginning at approximately 8:45 a.m., in Arlington National Cemetery. All cemetery gates will open at 8 a.m. The cemetery will be closed to vehicle traffic until 3 p.m. ANC Tours, Arlington’s interpretative bus tour, will not operate this day. This is a walking event . Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring refillable water bottles. Sign-up and pre-registration is NOT required. ... read more

Operation Purple Family Retreats Operation Purple Family Retreats bring families from all uniformed services, including National Guard and Reserves, to beautiful outdoor locations to spend quality time reconnecting after a deployment. With other military families there to share the experience, it’s the perfect environment to meet and bond with others in the same phase of military life. Families take part in specially adapted communication activities developed by FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress ™), and build memories through fun family oriented activities like hiking, canoeing, and eve... read more