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Cool App-titude: Positive Activity Jackpot

May 15, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new Android app provides enjoyable activity suggestions to help service members returning from combat deployments improve their moods and overcome depression.

Homefront Help: America Wants You

May 10, 2012
By Rita Boland

This website exists to connect companies looking to hire veterans with the former service members right for the positions.

Homefront Help: Military Mentors Needed for Good Grief Camp

April 26, 2012
By Rita Boland

The TAPS tragedy assistance organization is seeking current military members or recent veterans to serve as mentors for children and teens attending the Good Grief Camp.

Homefront Help: Heroes Work Here

April 19, 2012
By Rita Boland

Just when you think Disney can't get any better, the company announces a plan to hire at least 1,000 veterans.

Homefront Help: Country Concert for the Troops

April 5, 2012
By Rita Boland

This year's NAB Show features a concert to honor the military on April 15.

Homefront Help: SCAADL Calculator

March 15, 2012
By Rita Boland

Catastrophically wounded or ill service members and people involved in their care can access the Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL) calculator to determine the amount of stipend they can receive to help cover nonmedical expenses.

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.


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