How to Support American Military Personnel

There are many options on how to support our military personnel whether they are overseas at home. The following tips are ideas on how to support our military.

Steps

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    Participate in support organizations that send letters to military stationed overseas.
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    Purchase telephone cards and donate them to organizations who mail them to overseas military personnel.
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    Participate in organizations that make and send homemade gifts such as scarves, mittens and the like. Yahoo Groups has several groups that support our veterans by making homemade items for our vets.
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    Say thank you if you happen to meet someone who is serving our country.
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    Offer to support the local military relief society. Relief societies are usually found at most military installations.
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    Invite a soldier, sailor, airman marine, or coast guardsman home for a holiday dinner. Contact the local military installation's family services unit to see if they maintain a list of military personnel interested in joining you for dinner.
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    Honor military families by contributing to the Toys For Tots program. Most military families live on limited budgets and remembering military kids during the holidays will brighten their spirits. Military and non-military families can participate in the Toys for Tots program. It is not a program for only military families.

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Categories: Careers in the Military | Volunteer and Community Service