by MoveOn.org –
As we enjoy the holidays with our families, our thoughts naturally turn to those who can’t: the 150,000 American soldiers who are spending the holidays in Iraq and Afghanistan. We’ve run across a great way to support them and make a real difference in their families‚ lives — by turning your unused frequent flier miles into trips home for our troops.
We’ve checked out this website — created by Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) — and it really works. If you have frequent flier miles with virtually any U.S. airline, you can participate by going here:
Do you have a family member serving in the military? Or are you a veteran? Heromiles.org is a great example of citizens looking out for those who have risked everything for their country. Help us do the same by letting us know who you are and how your family member in the military is doing at: