Members of the National Guard and Reserve train with the military part-time while holding civilian jobs or attending school—and play important roles in America’s military community.
National Guard soldiers are deployed domestically during conflicts and natural disasters and internationally alongside full-time service members when necessary. Reservists are called to active duty in times of war or national emergency.
Rebuilding Together Anne Arundel County (RTAAC), a safe and healthy nonprofit housing organization, returned to Still Meadows last month when they partnered with recycling and disposal experts, Republic Services, Inc., to improve the quality of life in this community that is populated by many active and retired military personnel.
The extended Fort Meade Military Community, located just off base, got new park benches and public trash receptacles installed in the common areas.
Operation Homefront Continues to Support Victims of 2017 Disasters
SAN ANTONIO, T.X. , August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/– As America prepares for the 2018 hurricane season, Operation Homefront, thanks to generous support from the Walmart Foundation and others, are ensuring that military families in Florida and other locations impacted by the devastating series of natural disasters in 2017 are not forgotten. The need to assist these families continues, as temporary federal programs and moratoriums that were implemented to support the victims of these disasters are now expiring.
Today, Booz Allen Hamilton launched the Booz Allen Foundation with an initial pledge of $5 million to support the foundation’s purpose, to “Empower People to Change the World.” The foundation will employ technology and innovation to solve challenging social issues and build community resilience.
Pete Sawyer is a systems engineer at Cisco. He’s a military veteran, having served seven years in the United States Army. He’s also a global problem solver, using decades of military and IT experience to make a difference in his local community.
Through his volunteer work with the Fisher House Foundation, Pete is ensuring veterans’ families stay connected while their loved ones receive necessary medical treatment.
“If you close tomorrow because of the snow, I won’t be able to go to work.”
“I haven’t had a single break since my husband deployed.”
“I missed another appointment because I didn’t have anyone to watch the kids.”
At the Armed Services YMCA we have heard these and many other examples of why childcare is so important. It can especially make a huge difference in the lives of our young military families. We offer many programs designed to help meet the challenges of military life, but few are as needed as childcare.
Booz Allen Hamilton is proud to announce the inaugural Innovation Award for Military Children, recognizing a military child who has designed a bold, creative solution to address a local, regional or global challenge. The inaugural award will be presented at Operation Homefront’s April Gala, alongside the 2016 Military Child of the Year® Award.
Centers to Enhance STEM Education for Military Youth Across the Country
ABERDEEN, Md., Dec. 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Thanks to a unique partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and CBS EcoMedia’s EducationAd program, Raytheon is contributing to the creation of six Centers of Innovation at Boys & Girls Clubs-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations and at Clubs that support military families.
Major Leaguers brought their City Clinics instructional program to veterans and their families in Arizona and Texas in the weeks following the regular season – and sandwiched between the Veterans Day holiday.
Chris Capuano, A.J. Griffin, Donnie Murphy and Eric Young, Jr. took part in a clinic held in Phoenix on Nov. 7, sharing their love for the game with 65 kids whose dads, moms and other relatives have served in the U.S. military.