Blog Posts in "Military Programs"

Blue Star Family Members Receive Free Subscription to Headspace, A Meditation App It is proven that one of the best ways to reduce stress is through mediation. Our world is definitely living in unprecedented times as we are facing changes to our day to day life. A membership to Headspace could be just what you need to help alleviate the stress. Meditation is not just for adults but children as well. This is a great opportunity to give it a try for free. Headspace has generously offered Blue Star Families Members free subscriptions. This app might become some of the most relaxing10 minutes of ... read more

We're excited to announce the opening of registration forOperation Homefront's1st Holiday Meals for Military event of 2020: Cracker Barrel Heat n ‘Serve Easter Family Meal To-Go and Food Lion Meals for Military! Cracker Barrel Meals for Military Cracker Barrel and Operation Homefront are partnering to celebrate military families this Easter by providing 1000 families complimentary Heat n ’Serve Easter Family Meals To-Go at 38 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations. You can find the list of locations here https://www.operationhomefront.org/event/lis t . Note: Meals will be distributed on G... read more

**Important update: Due to the current health concerns with Coronavirus, NMFA will postponetheir Operation Purple programming through May 30.They have not yet made a decision abouttheir programs beginning May 31 and will update you with more information as soon asit's available** Great news for Military Kiddos, the National Military Family Association has announced the 2020 Operation Purple Camp locations and dates! 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. O... read more

We are so excited to share our very own, Rebecca Hyde who has been nominated as a Military Spouse of the Year candidate. Rebecca recently started working with MilitaryBridge in the Tennessee area. She is a Navy Spouse of 22 years, has been through 7 deployments and PCS'd 8 times. In the brief amount of time that I have known Rebecca, one word comes to mind, "Fierce". She is a supporter of the military community serving in many different capacities. She is an advocate of mental health, co-founding a non-profit called Dependa Strong which focuses on raising awareness of the mental health challe... read more

We hate to be the bearer of bad news but Tax Season is here! Taxes are due Wednesday, April 15, 2020! Master Your Taxes With Military OneSource MilTax (Via Military OneSource Website) Taking command of your taxes is easy with Military OneSource MilTax, a suite of free tax services provided by the Department of Defense, designed exclusively for our military community to take the hassle out of tax time. Tailored for military life, MilTax offers: Secure and free tax preparation and e-filing software that’s designed to leave no military service tax deduction or credit unclaimed, available mid-Jan... read more