Founded in 2003, Operation Gratitude is a volunteer-driven non profit organization that has been working tirelessly to provide an absolutely essential service to our uniformed men and women overseas. Each year, they send out over 100,000 care packages not only to members of every branch of the military, but also to military families, veterans, first responders, and more!
So imagine the surprise and excitement we all had when every single one of us received a care package in time for Christmas
I’m writing this letter as a Marine aboard the USS ****. I wanted to write a letter expressing my own gratitude upon receiving a care package. When you’re on a ship for an extended period of time things can get pretty boring and kind of bleak, so receiving care packages is always a welcome surprise. [...]