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**In-Person and Virtual Camp Applications Open April 19, 2021** Great news for Military Kiddos, the National Military Family Association has announced the 2021 Operation Purple Camp locations for 2021! Since 2004, Operation Purple Camp has served over 64,000 Military Kids. Operation Purple Camp is a free week long camp available to military children from all military branches. Operation Purple Camp's mission is to help alleviatethe stresses of military life and connect with kids just like them. It's a great opportunity. Below are the announced locations of the 2021 camp season. This year, Ope... read more

2(X)IST is an American luxury fashion label that makes men's underwear, swimwear, activewear, loungewear, socks, and watches. 2XIST also launched a women's line featuring activewear, sleepwear and intimates. The company was founded in 1991. 2(X)IST is proud to offer a military discount program. Here's the deal: 20% military discount on your entire order. No exclusions. Shop 2(X)IST for men's designer underwear, swimwear, apparel, accessories and more. *MB participates in affiliate programs therefore we may receive a small commission when you make purchases from our links helping us continue t... read more

MB participates in affiliate programs therefore we may receive a small commission when you make purchases from our links. Helping us continue to bring you awesome military deals :) The daily routine is different for everyone, but there’s one thing that most of us have in common. One simple thing that we look forward to: having a few moments to enjoy a meal. But we all get busy. I know some days I struggle balancing work with online school for the kids, running errands and then pulling off a meal that everyone will enjoy at the end of the day. When things don’t go according to plan, or wheneve... read more

Photo courtesy of Staff Sgt. Lauren OConnor April 5th is Gold Star Spouses Day What was once named Gold Star Wives Day has been changed to Gold Star Spouses Day. However, they may still be used interchangeably. Gold StarSpouses Day , which is a day dedicated to those widows/widowers whose spouses died while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States, or as result of service-connected disabilities. On this day in 1945, nearing the end of World War II, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt helped convene the Gold Star Wives organization in response to the incredible sacrifices made by the spouses ... read more

Join Virginia Living Museum April 10-11, 2021 as they celebrate military children & their families all weekend long! MILITARY CHILD WEEKEND April 10-11, 2021 **The safety of guests is VLM's primary focus. You can read morehere about the guidelines they are following to make your experience at the VLM safe and enjoyable* VLM will honor our Military Families and Children with membership and store discounts! Conditions: Must show proof of service, Military Id, Veterans Card or DD214 form Enjoy these benefits: $20 off all membership levels 20% off Wild Things Museum Store for all military who are... read more