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There are currently thousands of American soldiers fighting overseas to protect the United States and surrounding countries. All of these soldiers could use as much support as possible from back home. While you won’t be called to duty or required to fend for your country, there are few things you can do to show your support for the American troops during this time of war.
Send Soldier Care Packages
Many organizations all over the United States put together a soldier care packages for troops that are fighting overseas. These packages contain items from home that help the soldiers keep their morale up when times are tough.
To help support the troops you can donate items or cash to help these organizations pack, purchase items and send off the care packages to soldiers.
Say Thank You to a Soldier
Soldiers who fight overseas are not told often enough how much their service means to the United States. If you are looking for ways to support the troops, consider walking up to a soldier when you see them and thank them for their service. Saying thank you doesn’t cost anything and it shows that soldier and his or her friends that people are supporting what they do.
Volunteer for Military Day
Many stores and theme parks have a military day were active service members can get discounts on products and services. A great way to show your support is to volunteer for these military days where you can give back to the soldiers who do so much for our country.
Showing your support for the troops doesn’t require that you enlist in the Army. By doing some of the following things you can lend your support to the American soldiers in their time of need.