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Nixplay is one of our favorite gifts for military families for the holidays. Our family has enjoyed our Nixplay for years now. In my opinion, there is no better way to stay connected to family and friends living miles part than through a Nixplay Digital Photo Frame! I think it is especially critical to stay connected through photos and videos this holiday season since many families will be apart due to COVID. What is Nixplay you ask? Nixplay is a new age connected digital photo frame company. A Nixplay digital photo frame allows you to upload photos directly from Facebook, Instagram, Google P... read more

TRICARE Open Season is the annual period when you can enroll in or change your health care coverage for the next year. This year, TRICARE Open Season begins Nov. 9 and ends Dec. 14. Any enrollment changes you make will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2021. Open season applies to anyone enrolled in or eligible for a TRICARE Prime option or TRICARE Select. If you’re eligible to participate in TRICARE Open Season, you have three options: Stay in your plan. If you want to stay in your current TRICARE health plan, you don’t have to re-enroll. You’ll continue in your current health plan through 2021 or a... read more

Join Wreathes Across America on National Wreaths Across America Day December 19, 2020 at 12:00pm Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 2,000 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad. Cemetery officials announced Monday that the Arlington National Cemetery annual wreath-laying at gravesites that had been set for Dec. 19 has been canceled "with great regret" because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, that decision ... 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. ... read more

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