Home for the Holidays
Part of the zillions of people who travel for the holidays to visit family are our brave men and women in uniform. The Armed Services YMCA and The Jack Daniel Distillery have teamed up to create
Operation Ride Home
Operation Ride Home gives eligible active duty service members money to help them travel home to visit with their loved ones for the holidays.
**active duty members of the armed services pay grades E-4 and below
**all branches service
**single or married
**who otherwise would not be able to afford to travel home for the holidays
**family members of married troops are eligible
What is included?
**voucher for a) plane ticket – limited to $400 per person OR b) prepaid debit card for $100 person for gas, lodging, and food
How to apply:
** services members apply through their local Armed Services YMCA branch
The fine print:
**Hawaii and Alaska are not included
** travel must be at least 350 miles from service member’s installation
You can help!
**If you wish to donate money (tax deductible) or miles to help our brave soldiers travel to visit with family during the holidays click HERE.
Help our soldiers enjoy the warmth of family this season with their families!
Happy family travels to all,
Natalie, The Educational Tourist