Luke's Wings' 10th Heroes Gala

The 10th Heroes Gala

Join us for the 10th Luke’s Wings Heroes Gala to celebrate our mission of providing complimentary airfare for wounded, ill and injured service members and their loved ones throughout recovery … Continue reading

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How to Ease the Transition Between Military and Civilian Life

Transitioning to civilian life is a journey, not a destination. Along their way, Veterans may face challenges in their career, health, and community (though these will differ depending on the … Continue reading

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How to Navigate a Loved One’s Deployment

When a parent gets deployed overseas, their loved ones must help their children understand how military deployment works. Despite this extraordinary challenge, you can help loved ones of all ages … Continue reading

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How You Can Donate Delta SkyMiles

No matter the circumstances, donating to a charitable cause makes a powerful difference—even if your gift is not monetary! For example, Delta Air Lines partners with charities such as Luke’s … Continue reading

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4 Differences Between Military and Civilian Hospitals

While military and civilian hospitals share many similarities, military hospitals, such as the prestigious Walter Reed Medical Center, are distinct in several ways. They provide medical care to military personnel … Continue reading

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Where You Can Volunteer to Help Veterans

Service members who have made incredible sacrifices deserve security and comfort after their tour. Unfortunately, government programs alone are insufficient to ensure stability. Still, everyday Americans can make a difference … Continue reading

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Financial Planning Tips for Military Families

The transient nature of military service can create financial insecurity for active members’ families. This circumstance—along with low spousal employment stability, unexpected or expensive military flights, and difficulty transitioning to … Continue reading

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How You Can Donate to Military Service Members

Although military service members put their lives on the line to protect our country and freedom, many have limited financial resources or access to necessities during and after service. These … Continue reading

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How to Stay in Touch with Your Loved One in the Armed Forces

The importance of personal contact with loved ones for individuals serving in the armed forces cannot be understated. After all, our service members are often in foreign lands that bear … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Veterans Charity to Donate to

As Americans, we owe a debt of gratitude to those who’ve kept our country safe by serving in the military. Indeed, many brave men and women return from service with … Continue reading

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A Guide to Different Types of Military Leaves

As with any full-time laborer, military service members earn annual paid time off, which the military calls “leave.” However, the types of leave and their availability to service members are … Continue reading

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What to Do if Your Military Loved One Is Wounded

Nobody wants to think about a loved one in the armed forces getting injured while on deployment. However, you can prepare for this possibility so you can act when your … Continue reading

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Low-Cost Travel Tips for Military Families

Military families have opportunities—and, sometimes, obligations—to travel overseas. But doing so entails finding ways to fly on a budget. Fortunately, numerous resources and strategies exist to travel as a family … Continue reading

3 Ways To Show Gratitude for Veterans This Thanksgiving

Appreciating veterans can make them feel honored and valued. You can show gratitude for veterans by donating to various veteran organizations. Through veteran donations like these, Luke’s Wings can connect … Continue reading

About the Wounded Warrior Transportation Assistance Program (W.W.T.A.P.)

Providing support to the wounded service members can make them feel valued, appreciated, and empowered to overcome their challenges. You can provide help for veterans by being part of programs … Continue reading

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