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Operation Homefront · 1W ago

Where Are They Now? Mark Newberry Is Soaring High.

Mark Newberry, our 2013 Military Child of the Year® for the Air Force, has had quite the journey. Since we last met him, he has pursued his passions that have taken him from the University o...
Operation Homefront · 3W ago

Where Is Our First Military Child of the Year® Now? Helping Military and Veteran Families.

In April 2009, Brittany (Wallace) Strout was a 17-year-old high school senior in San Antonio, who had decided to attend University of Northern Colorado, a 17-hour-drive from home. The daught...
Operation Homefront · 1M ago

From the Heart of the Storm to Hearts of Valor.

Liz, her husband Doug, a wounded Army veteran, and their three children huddled together in the downstairs bathroom as Category 4 Hurricane Harvey passed through the small town of Rockport, ...
Operation Homefront · 1M ago

Your Daughter or Son Could Be A 2018 Military Child of the Year!

Fire up your keyboards and help us honor the achievements and contributions of our country’s military children. Nominations are now open for the 2018 Military Child of the Year® awards. Now ...
Operation Homefront · 2M ago

Walk Alongside Our Military Today!

“If you want to make a difference in the lives of the people you lead, you must be willing to walk alongside them, to lift and encourage them, to share moments of understanding with them, an...
Operation Homefront · 3M ago

A Little Help Goes A Long Way.

Navy wife Diana Moyer saw information about registering for Operation Homefront’s Back-to-School Brigade on Facebook. At the time, she and her husband, Steven, were stationed at Great Lakes ...
Operation Homefront · 3M ago

Just One Big Happy Family.

Thank goodness our forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence in the summer! The 4th of July is the perfect time to celebrate freedom…freedom from school, freedom from our jobs (for ...
Operation Homefront · 4M ago

Back on Track after House Fire, This Marine Dad Plans Father’s Day Fun.

by Christy OFarrell. Marine Corps Sgt. Ruben Barnett, a single dad, and his 3-year-old son, Ruben Jr. are planning to go to Dave & Buster’s arcade in Columbia, South Carolina, to celebrate F...
Operation Homefront · 4M ago

The Salute Continues! Messages of Thanks To Our Military.

“Every act of kindness grows the spirit and strengthens the soul.” Anonymous Thank You for joining us throughout May to show your support for military families as part of our #Mission2Honor ...
Operation Homefront · 4M ago

Flags In.

by John I. Pray, Jr., Brig Gen, USAF (Ret.). President & CEO of Operation Homefront. From our Arlington office, it’s a short 15-minute walk to N. Marshall Place near an entrance to Joint Bas...