On Feb. 9, 2010, the Red Cross welcomed home the troops. This is one of the services the Red Cross provides to the Armed Forces. We provided hot chocolate, coffee and snacks for the troops and their families to enjoy. Excitement and joy filled the room when the troops arrived in Charlotte, N.C.
The Red Cross also provides a service that keeps the American people in touch with their family members serving in the United States military. Wherever United States military troops are located, Red Cross employees and volunteers are there to meet their special needs. The Red Cross provides reporting and communication services through a network, which links members of the military any place in the world with their loved ones back home. Here is a story of a person that the Red Cross was able to help:
For more information about the services the Red Cross provides for military members and their families, click here.