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Child Abuse Affects All Communities—Including the Military.

Child Abuse Affects All Communities—Including the Military.

Child Abuse Affects All Communities—Including the Military. It’s something no one wants to think about: the physical or sexual abuse of a child. Parents want nothing more than to keep their children safe. Sometimes, however, despite parents’ best efforts, the...

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The Latest From Our Blog

  • Operation Purple Healing Adventures Reconnects Families After Injury or Illness
    Nestled in the beautiful Rocky Mountains is YMCA Camp Shady Brook. Earlier this month, this mountain side campsite hosted Operation Purple Healing Adventures—a weekend-long retreat designed for families of wounded, ill, or injured service members that allow them to reconnect, have fun, and enjoy togetherness after an injury or illness. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-28
  • Military Spouse Surprised with Full Scholarship to Graduate School
    There’s nothing unusual about Tessa Fulmer’s military life. Her husband, Derek, is in the Air Force, and in the seven years they’ve been married, they have had kids, navigated geo-baching, her family has PCS’d five times, and Tessa has held down the homefront. With each move, she’s created a stable, ... read more
    Published on 2019-07-24
  • Remembering Special Moments at Operation Purple Camp in New York
    Situated among a beautiful outdoor location along Lake Erie in New York, Pioneer Camp and Retreat Center was the perfect setting for Operation Purple Camp. For one week, 140 military children attended Operation Purple Camp for a fun-filled camp experience of swimming, high ropes, low ropes, arts and crafts, and ... read more
    Published on 2019-07-18
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