Real military kids share their deployment stories.
Bear Hug A determined teen collects 1,000 teddy bears to give away to other military kids. Big Sis A younger brother gets a helping hand from his older sister while their Air Force dad is in Afghanistan. Clothes Drive Three sisters are inspired by their Army mom to help by doing a clothes drive. Colorful Countdown Two boys count down the days until their dad returns by counting tasty jellybeans. Family Fun Relatives help out an eight year old during his Marine dad's long deployment. Family Talk A family talks about what mom's deployment was like for them. Fresh Start A teen gets inspired by his Navy dad's deployment and joins the ROTC. Girl Talk Four girls share their thoughts with each other about their dads' deployments. Holiday Cheer A teenage girl leads her community to help spread holiday cheer to the troops. Picture Perfect A brother and sister get something that helps them miss dad a little less. SGT Mike SGT Mike talks about deployment. Sir Fix-a-Lot A young boy fixes things around the house while his Coast Guard dad is in Iraq. Special Surprise Two brothers get a fun surprise from their dad before he deploys to Iraq. Star Catch A young boy imagines playing catch with his dad in Afghanistan. Super Volunteer A young boy becomes Super Volunteer to keep busy while his Army dad is deployed. Video Chat Video chatting is how this family stays connected to their dad in Djibouti. Video Class A teen travels around teaching other military kids how to make cool video messages.