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2013 National POW/MIA Recognition Day

On the third Friday of every September, we Americans honor and remember our prisoners of war and missing in action service members who have yet to come home. Today — September 20, 2013 — is National POW/MIA Recognition Day. “Our … Continue reading

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Happy Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

We recognize the vital role military spouses play to guarantee the success and well-being of our U.S. Service Members.  THANK YOU for all you do in service to our Nation, from all of us at Operation Gratitude! Presidential Proclamation — … Continue reading

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RallyPoint: A New Way for U.S. Service Members to Network

RallyPoint, a professional network for current U.S. Service Members, is partnering with Operation Gratitude to support the troops! RallyPoint started just a few months ago, is growing rapidly, and is (and will always be) free for service members. RallyPoint’s advisors include the … Continue reading

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What’s Under Their Christmas Tree?

It looks like these are the only gifts under their tree… We have 10,000 MORE Holiday Packages to send, but we need $15 per package to send them. Let’s make sure all the Christmas trees on Military bases overseas have … Continue reading

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An Honor to Share…

Have you heard the news? The U.S. Navy announced its choice of Operation Gratitude as its 2011 Spirit of Hope Award honoree. The Spirit of Hope Award began in 1997 by the Wiegand Foundation, Inc. in honor of actor and comedian Bob Hope, … Continue reading

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A “Concert That Cares”: Phil Vassar to Perform at Camp Pendleton

Operation Gratitude and KKGO/GoCountry 105 are proud to present “A Concert That Cares,” the second in a series of free concerts for Military personnel and their families. On Thursday, September 20, 2012, country music star and singer-songwriter Phil Vassar will … Continue reading

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Support Operation Gratitude…Save on Vacations!

We are pleased to tell you about Government Vacation Rewards, a discount travel program specifically designed to benefit military families as well as their friends and supporters. When you open a new, free account with Government Vacation Rewards, you will … Continue reading

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Holiday Greeting Card Design Contest

As we prepare for our 10th Annual Holiday Drive, we are excited to announce another art contest for students entering grades K-12!  This time, we are looking for original artwork for the holiday greeting card we will send in 50,000+ … Continue reading

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Operation Gratitude Celebrates Its 800,000th Care Package Milestone

The crowd was electric and in a celebratory mood on June 16 when more than 500 volunteers descended on the California National Guard Armory in Van Nuys to assemble the 800,000th Operation Gratitude Care Package.  The Milestone package, which will … Continue reading

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

Today our country celebrates not one but two special occasions — Flag Day and the 237th birthday of the U.S. Army… We have MUCH to be thankful for…..please join us as we honor our flag and pay tribute to those who … Continue reading

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