Happy Flag Day…Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army

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Flag Day and the U.S. Army’s birthday fall on the same day — June 14. These two occasions give us double the reasons to celebrate and be thankful for the many, many blessings we enjoy in the United States of America. 

God bless America! Happy Flag Day! Happy birthday to our wonderful Army — 238 years young!

A birthday message from General Raymond T. Odierno:

About Operation Gratitude

Operation Gratitude annually sends 200,000+ care packages to Veterans, First Responders, New Recruits, Wounded Heroes, their Care Givers, and to individually named U.S. service members deployed overseas and their families waiting at home. Each package is filled with food, entertainment, hygiene and hand-made items, as well as personal letters of support. Our mission is to lift the spirits and meet the evolving needs of the Military and First Responder communities, and provide volunteer opportunities for civilians anywhere in America to express their appreciation to all who serve our nation. Each package contains donated product valued between $45 and $100 and costs our organization $15 to assemble and ship. Since its inception in 2003, Operation Gratitude volunteers have shipped more than 1.6 Million Care Packages.
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