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.

Soldier Fights to Bring Home Puppy Rescued From Afghanistan Garbage Pit

When Zack McEntire, a U.S. Army specialist from Aledo,Texas found a puppy in a 50-foot garbage burn pit filled with medical waste in Afghanistan, it would prove to be a lifesaver for both man and dog. Without a second thought, McEntire climbed in to the pit to save...
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Over Four Years, Air Force Couple Foster More Than 40 Children

Being a successful foster parent is hard work, and not everyone is up to the challenge.  But Tech. Sgt. Brian Thomas and Tech. Sgt. Leah Thomas certainly are. In addition to their Air Force duties, the Box Elder, S.D. couple has fostered more than 40 children over the...
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Teen with Cerebral Palsy Surprises All at High School Graduation

By Debbie Gregory. At Operation MEND, we usually focuses on military/veteran themed inspiring stories, but this one was just too good to pass up. A Ravenna, Ohio teenager, who has cerebral palsy and was never expected to be able to walk, shocked her family and friends...
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