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Supporting Our Veterans

Homefront Help: Real Warriors Holiday e-Cards

December 15, 2011
By Rita Boland

Most deadlines for shipping cards and packages to warzones in time for the holidays have passed, but you can still send ecards to deployed loved ones overseas courtesy of Real Warriors

Veterans' Resources on Veterans and Remembrance Days

November 11, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

SIGNAL and AFCEA extend our admiration and gratitude to all veterans. We have produced a special veterans supplement publication full of information about programs that benefit veterans and words of support from U.S. citizens in many walks of life.

Free Beds (and Maybe Board) for Veterans

November 3, 2011
By Rita Boland

On Thursday, November 10, inns and bed and breakfasts around the U.S. and Canada are offering free rooms to veterans and a guest in observance of Veterans and Remembrance days.

Birdies for the Brave

October 24, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Birdies for the Brave is a PGA Tour Charities program that raises money for organizations established to support the military community. Two fundraising tournaments take place today and 11 more are scheduled before December 12.

Homefront Help: The Mission Continues

October 13, 2011
By Rita Boland

Some wounded warriors may no longer be able to serve in war zones, but many still have a strong desire to serve their country. The Mission Continues ensures they have opportunities to do so.

Cool App-titude: mTBI Pocket Guide

October 4, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

This free Android app gives health care providers instant access to resources on improving care for service members and veterans suffering from a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).

Homefront Help: Not Alone

September 29, 2011
By Rita Boland

This organization focuses on supporting warfighters and their families who are impacted by combat stress and post-traumatic stress disorder. The confidential and anonymous community offers free support and mental health resources to those dealing with these challenges after serving in wartime situations.

Homefront Help: USO-Metro Casino Night

September 15, 2011
By Rita Boland

Go all in to support the troops at the USO of Metropolitan Washington's (USO-Metro's) 8th Annual Stars and Stripes Casino Night on Friday, October 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Sheraton National Hotel. Proceeds will benefit the military community through programs such as outreach to children with deployed parents, support services for spouses, emergency housing and wounded warrior care.

Homefront Help: Elevate America Veterans

September 8, 2011
By Rita Boland

An initiative of Microsoft, Elevate America Veterans helps former troops and their spouses acquire the skills and resources necessary for success in the workplace. The effort brings together public, private and nonprofit organizations interested in contributing their expertise, cash or other assets.

Homefront Help: Veteran Artist Program

August 11, 2011
By Rita Boland

This organization aids artists who served their country in the military promote their works and careers in the mainstream arts world.


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