Cell Phones for Soldiers Helps Our Troops Call Home for FREE

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Helping our troops phone home is the mission of Cell Phones for Soldiers (CPFS), started by Brittany Bergquist and her brother Robbie (14 and 13 years old) back in April of 2004. Through donations and recycling of cell phones, Brittany and Robbie use the proceeds to purchase prepaid phone card and distribute them to deployed soldiers. AT&T donated half a million dollars … [Read more...]

CaringBridge Connects Family and Friends When Health Matters Most

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In the event your soldier is wounded and recovering,  families can use the CaringBridge website to communicate with people by giving updates and other information. CaringBridge is a free, nonprofit web service that connects family and friends to share information, love and support during a serious health event, care and recovery. It takes just a few moments to create a … [Read more...]

Blue Star Mothers Support Moms with Children Serving in the Military

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Are you the Mom of a son or daughter who is serving, or has been honorably discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States? If so, you are probably experiencing emotions that you have not felt before. Finding the daily strength to cope with your son or daughter's deployment can be daunting. No one really understands what you are going through except for other Military … [Read more...]

Happy New Year!

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As the holidays wind down and we roll into the New Year, I pray that the Lord will hold each of our deployed soldiers in his hands and surround them with his Angels of protection. 2009 was a great year for me. I have much to be thankful for, most of all family and friends. I am also blessed to have met so many wonderful Military families that support each other through it … [Read more...]

Deployed Dad Shares in Holiday Family Fun at Home with Skype

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Thanks to modern technology, some deployed soldiers shared in their family's holiday fun using Skype. My son was one of those Afghanistan deployed soldiers that got to enjoy the fun of his kids opening Christmas presents. All it took was 2 computers, 2 webcams, an Internet connection, and Skype. My son and his wife planned a day and time for the kids to open their Christmas … [Read more...]