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Apr 06, 2015, 15:59 ET

Joint Chiefs Chairman General Martin Dempsey and Former NFL Center Jason Brown to Headline Military Child of the Year® Gala

 General Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will speak at the Military Child of the Year® Award Gala on April 16,...

Mar 12, 2015, 07:00 ET

Recipients Announced For 2015 Military Child of the Year® Award

 Operation Homefront today announced the six recipients of the 2015 Military Child of the Year® Award. The national non-profit...

Feb 26, 2015, 14:00 ET

Coast Guard Families Affected by Looming DHS Shutdown Eligible for Emergency Aid from Operation Homefront

Emergency financial and other assistance will be available to uniformed members of the U.S. Coast Guard in the event that a shutdown of the...

Jan 19, 2015, 15:00 ET

Operation Homefront Elects New Board Members and Leaders

 Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, has elected three new members to its national Board of Directors and elevated...

Jan 15, 2015, 14:00 ET

Semi-Finalists Announced for 2015 Military Child of the Year® Award

Operation Homefront today announced the 90 semi-finalists – representing all five service branches and the National Guard – for the...

Nov 24, 2014, 14:02 ET

Operation Homefront Kicks Off Holiday Meals for Military Events

Operation Homefront, the national non-profit dedicated to providing emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our nation's...

Nov 06, 2014, 14:00 ET

Operation Homefront Calls for Greater Support of Military Families

 Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and...

Oct 20, 2014, 12:07 ET
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Families of Troops Deployed to Africa Ebola Mission are Eligible for Assistance from Operation Homefront

 Emergency financial and other assistance will be available to the families of U.S. service members deployed to West Africa to fight Ebola on...

Oct 07, 2014, 14:02 ET
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Operation Homefront is Accepting Nominations for Military Child of the Year® Award

Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit dedicated to providing emergency financial and other assistance to military families, has announced...

Sep 30, 2014, 10:44 ET
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Military Families Can Get Free Groceries with Campaign for Healthier Eating

Military families can receive a basket of free groceries and learn about healthy eating thanks to a new campaign from the national...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:15 ET

Operation Homefront Announces CEO Transition

Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, announced today that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tim Farrell, 48, has been...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:25 ET
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Operation Homefront Video Public Service Announcement

Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit leading more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial...

Aug 11, 2014, 13:57 ET
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Operation Homefront Recognizes Back-to-School Brigade Sponsors

Operation Homefront's Back to School Brigade™ program, which distributes back-to-school supplies to children of military families, is off to...

Jul 07, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Operation Homefront Partners with Dollar Tree for Back-to-School Brigade to Benefit Military Children

 Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree, Inc. have joined forces again this pre-school season to gather school supplies for military...

May 28, 2014, 14:10 ET
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Operation Homefront launches 'My American Life' Photo Contest

America's military families lead extraordinary lives, and Operation Homefront wants to help share the iconic moments of those lives.  The...

Mar 27, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Joint Chiefs Chairman General Martin Dempsey and Legendary Rocker Bret Michaels Headline Military Child of the Year® Gala

General Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will speak at the Military Child of the Year® Award Gala on April 10,...

Mar 13, 2014, 12:33 ET
Singer Bret Michaels (center left) met with wounded warriors at Operation Homefront Village in San Antonio this week. The legendary musician, entrepreneur, and philanthropist visited the transitional housing facility to thank, support and provide a voice for our wounded warriors. (Also pictured, left, Operation Homefront Vice President Dino Sarracino; center right, wounded warrior Kenny Walker; right, wounded warrior Stephen Jackel.)  With Village communities in the San Antonio, Oceanside, Calif. and Washington, D.C. areas, transitional housing through Operation Homefront Villages constitutes a vital program for wounded warriors and their families as they undergo rehabilitation and transition from military to civilian life.  (PRNewsFoto/Operation Homefront)

** EXTENDED PHOTO CAPTION ** Singer Bret Michaels visits wounded warriors at Operation Homefront Village in San Antonio

Singer Bret Michaels (center left) met with wounded warriors at Operation Homefront Village in San Antonio this week. The legendary musician,...

Mar 04, 2014, 16:00 ET
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Recipients Announced For 2014 Military Child Of The Year® Award

Operation Homefront today announced the five recipients of the 2014 Military Child of the Year® Award.  The national non-profit...

Feb 24, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Charities Collaborate For Military Financial Health

Better Business Bureau and Operation Homefront, two national nonprofits, are entering into a collaborative partnership to better serve military...

Jan 23, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Operation Homefront Elects New Board Members and Leaders

Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, has elected four new members to its national Board of Directors, elevated incumbent...