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Beanie Babies for the Troops in 2018?

Yes, it’s true! We STILL put Beanie Babies and other varieties of small, plush toys in ALL the care packages we send to deployed Troops!  Why? One Service Member told us, “…it may sound silly but the Beanie Baby brings … Continue reading

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Battalion Buddies: Supporting the Children of Deploying Troops

Hi Brave Young Warrior:  I am your Battalion Buddy! I am here to cuddle and play with you while Mommy or Daddy is away!   And my friends at Operation Gratitude will be sending a little something to Mommy or Daddy, … Continue reading

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NY Brownie Troop Creates Special Thank You Cards

By:   Kelly Martinsen, Brownie Card Project Leader & Guest Blogger Long Beach, New York Brownie Troop 2166 got together and made cards for the troops who are serving overseas.  These cards expressed the girl’s thanks and praise.  Along with those … Continue reading

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Bear in a Care Package Charm

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Presents ready for troops, but need postage

Charity organizations across the country have been collecting everything from blowup reindeer and hand-knit scarves to mp3 players and guitars all year long, planning to brighten the holidays for troops deployed far from home. The task at hand is finding … Continue reading

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150,000 Troops Still in Harm’s Way

From time to time, I like to share letters from our troops to offer a glimpse into their lives and circumstances, and to convey their thoughts on the importance of our care packages.   Today, however, I am making an exception … Continue reading

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WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Operation Iraqi Freedom has officially transitioned to Operation New Dawn.  Yet, 50,000 Soldiers remain in combat-ready mode in Iraq, 100,000 troops are currently deployed in the Operation Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan combat zone, and tens of thousands more are serving in the … Continue reading

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