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What Military Families Want Civilian Families to Know

Author: Maryclare Kenney, VP Intermodal and Auto, Intermodal, CSX Civilian and military family life may seem like two different worlds, but our lives are much more intertwined than many might realize. As a U.S. Army veteran myself, I can say from firsthand experience that it makes a huge difference to receive extra support from your … Continued

Walmart.com Customers “round up” for Military Families, Raising More Than $800,000 for Operation Homefront

Media Inquiries: Susan Ziesman Susan.Ziesman@OperationHomefront.org or (210) 392-6878 SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families, announced today that Walmart’s round-up campaign raised just over $815,000 through online customers who “rounded up” their Walmart.com purchase to the nearest dollar to support Operation Homefront’s mission. … Continued

Transitional Housing Village Helps Army Family Find Stability

After 28 years of service, Army Sgt. Maj. Donald Robertson transitioned to civilian life facing a world changed by rapidly evolving technology and a global pandemic. Both added to the stress of medical retirement. Donald worked in operations and project management in the Army, and he knew he would need to update his technology skillset … Continued

Final Call for 2022 Military Child of the Year® Awards Nominees

Media Inquiries: Susan Ziesman Susan.Ziesman@OperationHomefront.org or (210) 392-6878 Award recipients to receive $10,000, a trip to D.C., and more. SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Anyone interested in nominating a military child for Operation Homefront’s annual Military Child of the Year® Awards has through Wednesday, December 1 to complete the nomination process. From family members and friends, … Continued

Operation Homefront Presents Cornerstone Award to Peter McGuinness, President and Chief Operating Officer of Chobani

Media Inquiries: Susan Ziesman Susan.Ziesman@OperationHomefront.org or (210) 392-6878 SAN ANTONIO, Texas  – Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit serving America’s military families, has presented its prestigious Cornerstone Award to Peter McGuinness, President and Chief Operating Officer of Chobani. Operation Homefront presents this award to individuals who have gone above and beyond to help the organization accomplish its vital mission to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they … Continued

Operation Homefront to Distribute Holiday Meals to More Than 15,000 Military Families Nationwide

Media Inquiries: Erin Burgy Erin.Burgy@operationhomefront.org or (469) 934-7131 SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Operation Homefront’s Holiday Meals for Military program has launched with the goal of putting meals on the tables of more than 15,000 American military families by December 17, 2021.  The program, which is in its 12th year, provides junior- and mid-grade enlisted military … Continued

JPMorgan Chase Celebrates 10 Years of Supporting Stable Veteran Housing with Key Commitment to Operation Homefront

Media Inquiries: Erin Burgy Erin.Burgy@operationhomefront.org or (469) 934-7131 SAN ANTONIO, Texas – In commemoration of Veterans Day, Operation Homefront is honored to announce that JPMorgan Chase is continuing their 10-year history of support for military and veteran housing with a pivotal contribution of $400,000 and the donation of fourteen homes for Operation Homefront’s Permanent Homes … Continued

Honoring Our Veterans: Dustin Wicks

CarMax is an active supporter of Operation Homefront and recently partnered provide bikes to children of military families. In addition, CarMax’s financial support has contributed to Operation Homefront’s Critical Financial Assistance program that helps military families overcome short-term financial crises. Meet Dustin Wicks, a veteran who has made CarMax his civilian career of choice: Hometown: Syracuse, … Continued

Pillsbury Provides Homes for Transitioning Military Families to Make Homemade Memories

For most Americans, “home” means security, a place to make memories, and a sense of community.  For many military families transitioning to civilian life, a home of their own often seems unattainable.  The physical, psychological, and fiscal challenges veterans and their families face when leaving the military can be overwhelming and short-term financial struggles may … Continued

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