Saying goodbye to such an awesome experience was bittersweet, as I couldn’t wait to tell my family what I’d been up to.
Melvin and Danielle Smith glanced up at the James Monroe Building just before they walked through the doors.
We are officially immersed in what can quickly become the most expensive time of the year–the traditional Holiday/Christmas season. Many families g..
Operation Purple Buddy Camp is a free program focused on something absolutely priceless: one-on-one time. Military kids and their parents have the o..
With the roar of the engines and the cheers of the crowd as a backdrop, five lucky military families joined Brad Keselowski for his latest victory a..
Nestled on 486 acres in the Sandhills region of North Carolina, Camp Rockfish promises rest and relaxation…with a lot of fun thrown in! This past we..
2018 kicks off NMFA’s 15th year of Operation Purple Camp (OPC) – a free week of overnight camp for military-connected kids. As a Program Manager for..
Most military families aren’t shy when it comes to their children’s education. They can’t afford to be. With each PCS move and each new school come ..
One common misconception of Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) families is that they don’t move around as much as active duty families. For a few, that ..
Back in the day, I went to various day and overnight camps during many summers in my youth. As an only child, with both parents in the military, and..