Battalion Buddies for children of deployed/deploying U. Each Battalion Buddy wears a tag saying: “Hi Brave Young Warrior! I am your Battalion Buddy. I am here to cuddle with you while your Mommy or Daddy is away.
As you’ve been out shopping and consuming mass quantities and doing other good-consumer things, you’ve no doubt probably noticed the donation bins at places like Jewel and Staples for jackets and shoes and other.
Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) man the rails as Abraham Lincoln pulls into Naval Station Norfolk. Abraham Lincoln was underway after successfully completing its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul and was conducting sea trials, a comprehensive test of many of the ship’s key systems and technologies. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matt Herbst. Used with permission.) #USNavy #SupportourTroops
THANK YOU, Toyota USA and Keyes Toyota! We LOVE our Toyota Tundra pickup truck! It's wonderful -- and it will be a huge help as we distribute care packages to veterans throughout Southern California. And isn't the truck's custom-designed wrap awesome? Thank you, Eric Nelson of Edge Design in Riverside! (LA-area friends: If you see this truck on the road, please post a photo and tag #OperationGratitude!) #100CarsforGood #ToyotaTundra #SupportourVeterans
From Facebook fan Wanda B.: Some young men from our youth group serving the homeless in Fresno, CA.
SISTERS IN SERVICE: More than 50 Ticktockers from the Conejo Valley Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. take part in the Jan. 16 District 3 "Day of Doing by volunteering at Operation Gratitude's Assembly Day in Chatsworth.