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What It's Like to Be Deployed on Thanksgiving

What It's Like to Be Deployed on Thanksgiving

Posted by Rachel Basinger on Nov 21st 2018

Did you know that Thanksgiving wasn’t established as a holiday until President Abraham Lincoln called for a nationwide day of thanks in 1863 amidst the fighting of the Civil War? … read more
The Origin of Care Packages: From 1946 to Now

The Origin of Care Packages: From 1946 to Now

Posted by Rachel Basinger on Sep 19th 2018

Did you know that the phrase care packages is actually a registered trademark? In 1945, a humanitarian organization called Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe (CARE) began a pro … read more
What Service Members Really Want in a Care Package

What Service Members Really Want in a Care Package

Posted by Rachel Basinger on Aug 6th 2018

Maybe this is your first care package and you want to make sure you get it right, or maybe you want to surprise your service member with a package and don’t know what to get. We interviewed fi … read more
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