"We spent our entire childhoods in the service of our country, and no one even knew we were there." - Pat Conroy
To the BERLIN Brats, their spouses and relatives, who serve with courage and persevere with faith.
Thank you for all you do to keep the spirit of hope and the promise of peace alive. Our prayers are with you.
Click here for a prayer list of those currently serving in the military.
Support our troopsAdopta Platoon
Adopta Platoon has several ongoing projects to ensure that every soldier overseas does not walk away from mail call empty-handed.
Any Soldier is a non-profit organization that helps people send care packages to members of the armed services in Iraq.
Blue Star Mothers
The Blue Star Mothers was founded by service members' moms during World War II. Any mother with a son or daughter in the military can join.
Books For Soldiers
Help the troops escape boredom by donating some books. You can also donate DVDs and CDs requested by soldiers.
Cell Phones for Soldiers
Donated cell phones are recycled and turned into cash. The cash is used to purchase calling cards for soldiers in Iraq.
The Fisher House Foundation donates comfort homes, built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one during hospitalization for an unexpected illness, disease, or injury.
The Freedom Calls Foundation is helping families videoconference with their loved ones in Iraq. You can donate money to help keep this project going.
Freeport Flag ladies
Our mission is non-political. It is solely an act of love, gratitude and appreciation for the great sacrifices the men and women of the military have given to this nation throughout the ages. We honor and salute the heroes of the first line of defense at home - our fire, police and rescue workers as well as the men and women in the military.
Groceries for Families
The men and women who lay down their lives for us are terribly underpaid. Help a family by purchasing gift certificates to the commissary.
Homes for Our Troops
Homes for Our Troops assists injured veterans and their immediate families by building new or adapting existing homes with handicapped accessibility.
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund provides grants to the families of servicemen and women who died in Iraq. You can donate online, through mail or by calling a toll-free number.
Let's Say Thanks - Xerox ®
This site gives you an opportunity to send a free printed postcard to U.S. soldiers stationed overseas showing your support and appreciation for their service to our country.
Operation Give provides toys, clothing and school supplies primarily to the children of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Operation Hero Miles
You can donate your unused frequent flier miles to help soldiers travel on emergency leave. They are also used to help families fly to hospitalized soldiers.
Operation Homefront was developed to support the families of deployed service members. Their target population is the American military personnel and/or their families who have "unmet needs" due to financial hardship, death, injury, or physical or mental detriment as a result of service. The majority being the lowest paid service members, the E-1 through E-6 enlisted ranks.
Operation International Children
Many soldiers are rebuilding schools in Iraq and scrounging around for school supplies. Help by donating a school supplies kit.
Operation Military Pride
Operation Military Pride is a volunteer organization that sends cards letters and care packages to troops.
Operation Rebound provides unparalleled sports opportunities and support to our troops and veterans of any branch of service and first responders who have served honorably and have suffered permanent physical injuries.
Packages From Home
The mission of Packages From Home is to send care and comfort packages to deployed American military heroes who are stationed in active duty theaters around the world, as well as to facilitate activities that elevate morale of all veterans.
Become some soldier's angel by adopting a service member.
You can sponsor care packages provided by the USO with a $25 donation.
Wounded Warrior Project
The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors.
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