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WHAT WE DO

We need our military.
Our troops need us.
Remind them what they’re fighting for.

What We Do, and How You Can Help

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Connect the People and Troops

Connect the People and Troops

Connect the people and troops.

  • High morale means high mission effectiveness and safety.
  • Schools, churches, civic groups, businesses, and individuals across America send extra comfort items to the deployed troops through SOT.
  • Cards and letters from America’s school children are sent overseas through us.
  • Scouts learn about the troops when they do eagle projects serving the soldiers and sailors  through SOT.

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Connect the Troops to Their Families

Connect the Troops to Their Families

Connect the troops to their families.

  • Connect thousands of soldiers and sailors to family, home and country with phone calls, internet and video chat from remote island and desert locations via our Satellite Communication Program which provides funding assistance for that capability at the individual level.
  • From these locations this is the only electronic way to connect with home.

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Provide Stability and Continuity for Overseas Military Kids

Provide Stability and Continuity for Overseas Military Kids

Provide stability and continuity for overseas military kids.

  • Help fund a program that provides similar weekly club and fun activities across bases so as they arrive at new bases every few months they can go to where they will be with other America military kids in a familiar social setting.
  • Help fund family reintegration for families upon their soldier's or sailor's return.
  • Help fund military summer camp for BRATS (the military’s affectionate term for their kids)
  • Help assure adequate food, and sports activities

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Show Soldiers They Are Not Alone

Show Soldiers They Are Not Alone

Make sure soldiers know they are not alone

  • First-deployment soldiers know people back home are with them through individual care packages that boost their morale.
  • “Any soldier” morale packs for service members without supportive family.
  • Thank-you cards and letters from school kids, churches, and workplaces.
  • “Rec-paks” to FOBs and lean-equipped bases provide down time activity.

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Help Other Troop Groups and Charities

Help Other Troop Groups and Charities

We are an umbrella organization helping numerous troop support groups.

  • Help them get located through our Find-a-Group program.
  • Provide them with free goods for their packages through our Care Goods Grant Program.
  • Enables them to send more packages with a broader variety of goods.
  • Assures the broadest, deepest and fastest dissemination of support and home messages to the deployed service members.
  • Frees up money for shipping costs, which produces more benefit to the troops.

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Move Large Scale Support Materiél to Soldiers in War Zones & AOCs

Move Large Scale Support Materiél to Soldiers in War Zones & AOCs

We physically move large scale support materiél from people and companies to soldiers in war zones and areas of conflict by ocean freighter, train and truck.

  • 40 foot cargo container, tractor trailer, and pallet size MWR (morale, well-being and recreation) shipments to bases and battalions.
  • Enterprise-wide shipments of MWR goods and supplies, periodically supplying most all branch bases CONUS and OCONUS.
  • Monthly load 20’ CONEX containers of battalions deploying from major joint bases with requested sustenance, hygiene and MWR supplies for their deployment.
  • For example, a $3.5 million 40’ container shipment to Camp Humphrey’s in South Korea, and 17 tractor trailer loads to 11 domestic bases.

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Get the Troops What They Ask for Wherever They Are

Get the Troops What They Ask for Wherever They Are

Get the troops what they ask for wherever they are located.

  • Thousands of customary individual care packages.
  • Items not available or timely available through the conventional supply chain.
  • Items not readily accessible at their location.
  • What they request, delivered wherever they are, in a matter of days.
  • Hygiene, operational and special equipment to increase mission effectiveness and protect lives and limbs.

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Provide Millions of Dollars of Food Assistance

Provide Millions of Dollars of Food Assistance

Monthly provide millions of dollars of food assistance to military families stationed worldwide.

  • Interface and coordinate with 24 commissaries and base exchanges around the world to deliver this free service.
  • Saves average military family $160 monthly, which they use toward other things.

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Support National Guard Members

Support National Guard Members

  • We support National Guard members at home and deployed with MWR goods, emergency aid, and news about what they do.

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Support Overseas Military School Children

Support Overseas Military School Children

  • Support military youth in overseas military schools with supplies, sports equipment and more.

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Support America’s K-9 Soldiers

Support America’s K-9 Soldiers

Support America’s K-9 soldiers with necessary gear and health care supplies.

  • They protect our service members.  We support them.
  • Provide K-9 handlers with basic and specialty dog care items to foster a good environment for the dog and handler.

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Promote Civilian and Corporate-Citizen Support

Promote Civilian and Corporate-Citizen Support

Promote civilian and corporate-citizen support for America’s soldiers, sailors and their families.

  • Official state-issued Support Our Troops! license plates in 23 states.
  • Meet Your Military articles, newsletters, media releases, interviews, radio interviews, radio and television commercials, and more.
  • Quality PSAs and social media videos that encourage support for our neighbors serving in the military to protect us.
  • Provide support messages from a number of different perspectives.
  • Point out and compliment good things corporate-citizens do for the troops.

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Educate Fellow Americans on Our Military as a Force for Good

Educate Fellow Americans on Our Military as a Force for Good

Educate our fellow Americans about their military.  That it is a force for good.  Foster public awareness and understanding of Department of Defense missions, personnel, facilities, equipment and programs.

  • The importance of their nation's role in the world and the need to protect it.
  • Inform our fellow citizens that “the military” is actually our deployed neighbors who have stepped up to take their turn protecting all of us.
  • Through SOT Media, Americans learn about their military, which fosters public awareness and understanding of Department of Defense missions, personnel, facilities, equipment and programs.
  • High quality PSAs and social media videos that show the principles, reasons and character involved underlying a person's service the military.

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