Happy New Year 2013

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Happy New Year! Many blessings for a Happy and Healthy New Year to all our veterans, troops, and their families.

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Start This Holiday Traditon

Amidst the baking of pumpkin muffins, the mashing of potatoes, and the basting of the turkey, remember not only to count your blessings but also to remember those who are serving and protecting us.

As we welcome family from near and far, start a new tradition for Thanksgiving. Set an extra plate at your table as a reminder of our troops unable to be home with their families and friends during the holidays.

Thank God for these brave men and women and all the freedoms we have. May God bless our servicemen and woman, our veterans, and our families and friends. Happy Thanksgiving!

Please join me in holding all of our troops in prayer.

Almighty God, We ask your blessing upon our deployed troops, those on land, at sea and in the air in Iraq, Afghanistan and around the world. Hold our Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen in the palm of your hand as they enter Harm’s Way. Protect them as they protect us in defense of liberty and the increase of freedom. Bless them and their families for the sacrifices and selfless acts they perform. Remind us all that courage is not the absence of fear, but the strength to do the right thing in the face of fear. Be with us also here at home as we pray for their safe return and peace in our time. Amen.

-Chaplain (CAPT) Jane Vieira, USN

Click here to enter free giveaways of eBook copies of Love You More Than You Know Mothers’ Stories About Sending Their Sons and Daughters to War in honor of our Veterans and their families (November 11-25).

Adopt-A-Family sign up asap

Just received this invitation from Pam Potts at Operation Homefront Ohio.

Sign up for the holidays.  The ADOPT-A-FAMILY program allows donors across the state to ‘reach out and give back’ to our young military families by helping to provide food and presents for the holiday. As families sign up we match them with donors which helps ensure a warm and caring holiday for all.

Requirements for Military Families:

  • Must be Active Duty
  • Must be E1-E6
  • Must be currently residing in Ohio

If you’d like your Military Family to be adopted this holiday season, click here to sign up.

If you’d like to sign up to Adopt a Military Family, click here to sign up.

Questions, please contact Rebecca Drobnick  614-446-7906

rebecca.drobnick@operationhomefront.net

Send a Card

Send a free card. This Xerox site gives us an opportunity to say thank you and show our support to our US military personnel for their service. It only takes a few minutes and is done in three easy steps.