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10 Ways to Support Our Troops

A rundown of online resources you can use to show your support to U.S. military servicemen and women.

You can no longer just tuck a care package in the mail for "Any Service Member" as a way to show your support for U.S. troops in Afghanistan and other countries. The Defense Department is no longer allowing that decades-old tradition due to concerns for troops’ security and safety.

But there are still plenty of ways you can help. Several nonprofit groups prepare and distribute care packages, and there are a host of other unique ways you can show support. They include donating frequent flier miles, helping finance renovation of a disabled soldier’s home, volunteering your time to help a charitable group or purchasing gift certificates that soldiers can use in commissaries and exchanges to buy items they truly want. … Back to Article

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