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Supporting the Troops

Homefront Help: The Gratitude Campaign

March 8, 2012
By Rita Boland

The Gratitude Campaign has created a universal gesture to thank troops for their service.

Cool App-titude: Compensation and Benefits Handbook for Wounded Warriors

March 6, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new app from the U.S. Defense Department provides wounded warriors with a comprehensive mobile resource guide. The Compensation and Benefits Handbook for Wounded, Ill and Injured Members of the Armed Forces is available for Android and iOS devices.

Homefront Help: Homes on the Homefront

March 1, 2012
By Rita Boland

This partnership between Operation Homefront and Chase Bank will give at least 100 wounded-warrior, military and veterans' families their own permanent homes this year.

Homefront Help: Scholarships for Military Children Program

February 9, 2012
By Rita Boland

All applications for the $1,500 scholarships must be received at a commissary location by Feb. 24.

Homefront Help: Military Kids Connect

February 2, 2012
By Rita Boland

Promoting the idea that "Kids Deploy Too!" when they see parents go to battle overseas, Military Kids Connect offers children of the armed forces an online forum to network with others in the same situation.

Homefront Help: American Hometown Heroes

January 19, 2012
By Rita Boland

American Hometown Heroes connects veterans who want to start companies with marketing and other support from independent Yellow Pages publishers.

Homefront Help: Troopons

January 12, 2012
By Rita Boland

Send your manufacturers' coupons-even expired ones-to the Troopons program, and they'll go to military families who can use them.

Homefront Help: Sgt. Dakota Meyer's Challenge to America

December 22, 2011
By Rita Boland

Medal of Honor Winner Sgt. Dakota Meyer, USMC, wants to raise $2 million to fund educational opportunities for the children of wounded Marines and Navy Corpsmen.

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

Hickory Farms Features Free Christmas Shipping to Deployed Troops

December 1, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Pay no shipping on select packages when sent to APO or FPO addresses. But act fast because the deadline for combat-zone orders is December 3.


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