Operation Purple

At free Operation Purple summer camps organized by the National Military Family Association, the children of deployed military personnel can relax, have fun and share their anxieties with other children in the same situation. Sears funds one-week campus in 18 states, Guam and at three U.S. bases overseas.

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  1. I’m so happy there is this program for children of military personnel, to deal with loneliness and isolation. Too bad there isn’t one for children of civilians facing loneliness and isolation while being crammed into public schools filled with strangers with no compunction not to be hostile.