Blog Posts in "Military News"

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR HOLIDAY MEALS FOR MILITARY 2020! The added expense of the holiday season can be challenging for military families. Operation Homefront recognizes that many military families are separated during this time due to deployments and others travel long distances to be together. Holiday Meals for Military is Operation Homefront’s way of saying thank you for your service and sacrifices that you have made for our country! Operation Homefront Holiday Meals for Military is currently registering for events in October-December. You can find a list of events with details and li... read more

Happy 245th Birthday To The United States Navy! "Victory At Sea" Theme for 245th United States Navy Birthday: “Victory at Sea” Victory at Sea, closing the 75th anniversary commemoration of World War II, recognizing 245 years of warfighting excellence, and relating them to modern Sailors who carry that heritage forward today Key Messages: Join the U.S. Navy in a virtual celebration Victory at sea for the U.S. Navy is driven by the valor of American Sailors As in World War II, victory at sea is achieved by Navy heroes among us Victory at sea is assured by an inclusive Navy that represents diver... read more

United States Postal Service is Making it Easier to Support the Troops this Holiday Season The U.S. Postal Service offers discounted shipping year-round for military, perfect for sending presents and cards to military members this holiday season. Once again this year, The postal service has rolled out their recommended shipping dates for family members and loved ones of service members. To send packages to friends and loved ones serving in the military and diplomatic posts abroad, the U.S. Postal Service offers a year-round discounted price of $19.60 on its largest Priority Mail Flat Rate® Bo... read more

Military shoppers can sip, rip and win at their local Army & Air Force Exchange Service Subway restaurants—to the tune of $2 million. In honor of the Exchange’s 125 years of serving the military community, Subway will feature peel-and-win game pieces on cups at participating Exchange locations. Prizes in the “Sip. Rip. Ultimate Trip.” sweepstakes include dream vacations, shopping sprees, gift cards and more. “What better way to celebrate the Exchange’s anniversary than by giving away great prizes to our deserving service members, retirees and their families?” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. ... read more

Veterans Receive A Free Flu Vaccine through Walgreens or Local VA health care facility until March 31,2020 (image courtesy of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs) With flu season kicking off, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Walgreens are making it easier than ever to protect Veterans against the Flu. Veterans who are currently enrolled in the VA Health Care System can visit their local Walgreens' 9,600 locations or their local VA health care facility to receive a FREE flu shot from now until March 31, 2020. As stated by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs : VA and Walgreens are... read more