Blog Posts in "Military Programs"

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

Are you an Expecting Military Mom? Operation Homefront has a wonderful program for expecting Military Moms called Star Spangled Babies~ Baby Shower Program T he program helps build morale by providing baby showers to service members and their growing families. CVS Health has joined forces with Operation Homefront through the Star Spangled Babies Baby Shower Program. About Star Spangled Babies Baby Shower Program: Star-Spangled Babies Makes A Difference For Military Moms The Star Spangled Babies baby shower program, is in place to build morale by providing baby showers to our service members a... read more

Blue Star Family Members Receive Free Subscription to Headspace, A Meditation App It is proven that one of the best ways to reduce stress is through mediation. Meditation is not just for adults but children as well. This is a great opportunity to give it a try for free. We all know that military life can be stressful with frequent moves, deployemnts, and starting over in new communities. Headspace has generously offered Blue Star Families Members free subscriptions (valued at $155). This app might become some of the most luxurious 10 minutes of your day. SIGN UP FREE TODAY About Headspace Hea... read more