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2014-03-31 04:20:45

Partnering Organizations Include USO-Metro, The Mission Continues, TAPS, Operation Homefront, and Pentagon Memorial Fund MCLEAN, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced today that it will be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Washington Nationals Patriotic Series, a four-game series that celebrates the American Spirit and pays tribute to those who risk their lives and continue to make personal sacrifices to protect this...

2014-03-27 16:21:27

Mike Emanuel of Fox News to Emcee Operation Homefront Event WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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, Operation Homefront announced today. The event recognizes the top military child from each of the five military services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110623/DC25541LOGO Adding star power to the Washington, D.C. gala with...

2014-03-27 12:27:05

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world's largest regional theme park company, is continuing its partnership with Operation Homefront by making a $100,000 ticket donation, in recognition of April as "The Month of the Military Child." "In appreciation for the incredible service and sacrifice made by our U.S. military members and their families, Six Flags is proud to host military families for a day full of fun and...

2014-03-13 12:20:43

SAN ANTONIO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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...

2014-03-04 16:20:59

Each Deserving Young Patriot Receives $5,000 SAN ANTONIO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront today announced the five recipients of the 2014 Military Child of the Year® Award. The national non-profit organization that provides emergency assistance to military families annually gives the award to an outstanding military child from each branch of service - Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard....

2014-02-24 08:21:03

Better Business Bureau and Operation Homefront Work to Better Support Military SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Better Business Bureau and Operation Homefront, two national nonprofits, are entering into a collaborative partnership to better serve military service members and their families. The new partnership was announced during Military Saves Week to emphasize the importance of financial readiness to military readiness....

2014-01-23 16:20:21

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, has elected four new members to its national Board of Directors, elevated incumbent members to new leadership positions on the Board, and retired four Board members. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO) Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. Assistance is...

2014-01-15 16:20:21

Deserving Young Patriots Will Win $5,000 SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront today announced the 155 semi-finalists - representing all five service branches - for the 2014 Military Child of the Year® Award. 2014 marks the sixth year that Operation Homefront has presented the award, which will be given to one outstanding military child from each branch of Service: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. (Logo:...

2013-12-30 16:20:04

Donations Through December 31 Deductible in 2013 Tax Year SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christmas is a season of giving, and Christmas 2013 proved to be a season in which the American people were particularly generous to military families. Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit that provides emergency assistance to military families and wounded warriors, reported that individual donors met more than 100 specific needs listed at OperationHomefront.net from...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'