Operation Mend

Military Encouraging News Digest

uplifting, feel good news.

Our mission is to deliver uplifting, feel good news, especially the stories of those who have served, past and present, and who have triumphed over adversity. But since we can’t be everywhere, we hope you will be our eyes on the street. Let us know who you think has climbed a proverbial mountain and planted a victory flag. Because most heroes are just ordinary people who have done extraordinary things.

To Have and To Hold…

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and his wife Stephanie made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to meet with troops and speak with Afghan leaders to assure continued support during the transition of power in U.S. In a Facebook post, Carter shared that a member of his...
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One Family, Four Service Branches

Jim Montana has five reasons to be proud. In addition to his own Air Force service, Montana’s four sons are all in the military, albeit not in the same branch. Lance Corporal Andrew Montana, 30, represents the U.S. Marine Corps. Over the course of five years, he has...
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Surprise! Dad’s Home!

Their faces tell the whole story. Three of Army Capt. Marco Andrade's children were reunited with their dad in a surprise reunion Xiomara Andrade, mother of Marco Jr., Amaia, and Yen, told the kids their dad was going to return from his third tour of duty in...
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