Spread Holiday Cheer to Soldiers, Veterans and Their Families

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Spread the Love this Holiday Season to the Armed Forces

The holiday season is a time for families to unite and spend quality time together, but what if your family member is an injured veteran or deployed in the armed forces? In 2009 African-Americans comprised approximately 20 percent of the active-duty Army, 13 percent of the Army National Guard and 22 percent of the Army Reserve. The holiday season can be tough for service men and women and their families; check out BET.com’s tips on ways how you spread holiday cheer to soldiers and/or their families. — Dominique Zonyéé (@DominiqueZonyee)

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