Blog Posts in "Military Holidays & Appreciati"

Happy 83rd Birthday to our U.S. Coast Guard Reservists! MISSION The United States Coast Guard Reserve is the reserve component of the United States Coast Guard. It is organized, trained, administered, and supplied under the direction of the Commandant of the Coast Guard through the Director of Reserve and Military Personnel. The mission of the Coast Guard Reserve is stated in the Reserve Policy Statement issued in 2004: The U. S. Coast Guard must be prepared to respond to a wide range of contingencies at home and abroad in accordance with the authorities and responsibilities vested in the Ser... read more

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE USO~ 83 YEARS OF MILITARY SUPPORT! Today, February 4th, 2024 The United Service Organization Celebrates 83 Years Of Military Support. We are so grateful for THE USOand volunteers for all the ways in which they support and uplift the spirits of the Military Community both at home and overseas. Thank you for all you do USO~ 83 Years of Military Support and still going strong. THE USO Mission (From the USO website) The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. For over 83... read more

National Guard Birth Date History via Official National Guard Website We recognize December 13th as the birthday of the National Guard. On this date in 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. Based upon an order of the Massachusetts Bay Colony's General Court, the colony's militia was organized into three permanent regiments to better defend the colony. Today, the descendants of these first regiments - the 181st Infantry , the 182nd Infantry , the 101st Field Artillery , and the 101st Engineer Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard – sha... 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

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR HOLIDAY MEALS FOR MILITARY 2023! Operation Homefront's 14th Annual Holiday Meals for Military Programis Now Open for Registration for Eligible Military Families. The added expense of the holiday season can be challenging for military families.National nonprofit Operation Homefront is launching its 14th annual Holiday Meals for Military program to support military families often far from loved ones during the holiday season, and who may be experiencing financial hardships due to the impact of inflation. The program will make the season brighter for more than 14,500... read more