Military Families

Blog Series

February 22, 2023

we are excited to be partnering with Stars and Stripes! Founded in 1861, Stars and Stripes provides independent news and information to the U.S. Military community, including active-duty service members, Veterans, and their families.

December 12, 2022

Support (verb): To hold up or add strength literally or figuratively. To advocate, assist or help. Operation Gratitude’s partners and...

August 12, 2022

Every week, we hear from enthusiastic people across the country, like you, who want to join us on the journey...

May 7, 2021

A recent study funded by Welch’s surveyed 2,000 U.S. moms and found their average workweek clocks in at around 98 hours. That’s the equivalent of two full-time jobs.

October 16, 2020

Family. That’s a strong word. Family is built on love, trust, and accountability, among many other things. Family is crucial for survival. Without it, what would the world look like? It’s unimaginable.  Hi there, my name is Andrew Buss. Over the last few years, I have been fortunate enough to be considered a part of the Operation Gratitude family. I have loved every minute of it. 

October 31, 2019

"Thank you for this small but substantial blessing. This really is so hard, and I’m just glad someone else understands."

April 29, 2019

Eleven years ago I deployed for the last time as a United States Marine. I remember saying goodbye to my family...

April 12, 2019

Deployment. A ten letter word that is almost always associated with the military. Although deployments are common, they are far...

July 6, 2018

Across the country this week, families, friends and communities came together to celebrate Independence Day. As I reflected on the...