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2012-06-21 02:20:32

Organizational Changes Part of Long-term Strategic Decisions SAN ANTONIO, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. military mission is changing, and Operation Homefront is changing to prepare itself to best serve military service members and their families now and beyond the drawdown of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. As part of its strategic planning process, the organization is undertaking a change to its operating organizational structure. (Logo:...

2012-06-19 10:20:22

SAN ANTONIO, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, has elected four new members to its Board of Directors, and retired one board member. (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 in the form of grants to meet the most basic of needs like rent, utilities, food and...

2012-06-15 06:21:35

NEW YORK, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Army Homefront Fund celebrated its first anniversary at a reception last night in New York City, attended by Army Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno. Army Homefront Fund provides emergency financial and other support to Soldiers and their families, with an initial focus on Wounded Warrior care and transition assistance. The organization provides cash grants to help with the most basic needs, such as food assistance, rent, and...

2012-06-12 10:20:18

SAN ANTONIO, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national non-profit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and Wounded Warriors, today announced its annual Back-to-School Brigade program to collect school supplies for military kids. Operation Homefront, and its organizations and volunteers across the nation will begin collecting donated school supplies, along with monetary donations, that they will distribute to the children...

2012-06-05 10:20:19

CINCINNATI, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eckrich(®) announced today they have joined forces with Operation Homefront to help support military families on one of motorsports' most special nights. Eckrich and Richard Petty Motorsports driver Aric Almirola will showcase a special paint scheme featuring Eckrich and Operation Homefront during the Prelude to The Dream at the Eldora Speedway, Wednesday night, June 6 live on HBO Pay-Per-View. The car will carry the familiar "43" number and...

2012-06-04 06:32:13

SAN ANTONIO, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UsingMiles.com has selected Operation Homefront for a new partnership that will help spread the word about Operation Homefront's mission and provide the community yet another way to support them. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO ) UsingMiles.com provides the leading loyalty management dashboard and patent-pending award search engine technology. It is the first company to deliver a loyalty solution...

2012-05-29 02:20:36

CLERMONT, Ky., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Jim Beam® is building on its bold music legacy while continuing its ongoing commitment to our nation's troops with the 2012 Live Music Series. The Jim Beam® Live Music Series is a string of six live concerts, each featuring one of six artists who has partnered with the world's No. 1 bourbon to bring bold music experiences to fans across the country - Kid Rock, Daughtry, David Gray, Darius Rucker, Bush and Train. Extending the...

2012-04-17 06:20:54

SAN ANTONIO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront and the Women's Self Worth Foundation (WSWF) announced that they have begun accepting applications for the 2012 Saban Military Wife Educational Scholarship. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO) This prestigious scholarship program is funded by a $250,000 grant by WSWF and is aimed at wives of uniformed service members, so they can attend vocational training programs in the medical field....

2012-04-12 02:53:01

ATLANTA, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot®, world's largest home improvement retailer, announced today the launch of its "Doing Nation," a special spring initiative on Facebook that allows consumers to turn their outdoor projects into cash for a good cause. The program runs from April 12, 2012 through May 24, 2012, with the potential of up to $125,000 being donated to four nonprofit organizations serving U.S. military veterans and their families: Fisher House Foundation,...

2012-03-19 10:21:26

NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevrolet and their Driving Midwest team, along with Operation Homefront have partnered with Chevrolet of Naperville, one of the leading Naperville, IL Chevy dealers, to collect items for a special baby shower for military moms. "Operation Precious Cargo" has challenged 11 teams in the state to help collect items that will be given to expecting military mothers in a celebration baby shower hosted by Chevrolet of Naperville. (Photo:...