USO's Bob Hope Legacy Reading Program Keeps Service Members and Their Kids ConnectedThe USO provides service members with the unique opportunity to record themselves reading a book for their loved ones back home. When they finish recording themselves, the USO then sends the service member’s recording, along with instructions and a …
Jul 20, 2010
Operation Purple Camp Helps Military Kids Cope
Operation Purple (the name comes from the fact that all branches of the military are jointly included) has grown to include over 30,000 kids and teens in camping at locations across the country. Campers hail from all ranks and Services, active and reserve components; priority is given to children whose parents are currently within a 15 month deployment “window," the precise dates of which are announced on an annual basis.