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New Recruit Care Packages Thank Troops From Day One

Operation Gratitude is excited to announce the launch of its “New Recruit” Care Package program to thank our newest members of the Military for stepping forward and devoting the next several years of their lives in service to our nation. … Continue reading

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An Award-Winning Salute…with Gingerbread!

Yes, it’s true — this Soldier and the care package before him are made out of gingerbread (and other edibles)! Jennifer Elmore’s amazing “A Soldier’s Christmas” is among the Top-10 ribbon winners of the 22nd Annual National Gingerbread House competition. As the daughter of … Continue reading

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How Operation Gratitude Shaped My Future

A Guest Post from long-time supporter Kelsey “Archie” Evans: I’ve been “All-American” pro-military for as long as I can remember. There was a patriotic feeling that swelled inside me after the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers. That day we … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2014

On Veterans Day, we pause to thank all those who have served our country in times of war and times of peace. “Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be … Continue reading

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A Simple “Thank You” with a Lasting Impact

The following is a Guest Blog Post from Renee Swetlik: It started as a simple thank you…And turned into a learning experience Homan Elementary School students will never forget. In class this past January, Homan students talked about freedom and what … Continue reading

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#SayThanks to Troops, Veterans and Military Families

What do you want to say to our nation’s service members and veterans? What message do you want to relay to their families at home? Now is your chance — capture your gratitude in a photo and we will help you share … Continue reading

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A Nationwide Network of Volunteers

At Operation Gratitude, we receive emails from across the country every day asking how people can get involved in their own communities: “I’m interested in learning more about ways my family can be involved helping military veterans and families in our … Continue reading

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