Operation: MOM

Operation: MOM gearing up for holiday packing

An Auburn-based organization is hoping to bring a piece of home to soldiers overseas. The Placer County chapter of Operation: MOM is holding its annual Make a Difference in a Mili ...

Work scarce for local veterans

Local veterans and those who support them say more than just the tough economy is making it difficult for former soldiers to find work. Readjusting to civilian life is also a big ...

Organization looking for more deployed troops to receive packages

Jack Paulsen, a volunteer with the Placer County chapter of Operation: MOM, adds some candy to one of the group’s “A Little Touch of Home” care packages at one of the group ...

Military support group moves to Auburn

A Placer County group that works to support deployed soldiers and their families is moving to Auburn. The Placer County chapter of Operation: MOM holds packing nights for their ...

Troops to benefit from fundraiser

An upcoming Auburn fundraiser and donation day could help brighten deployed soldiers’ holidays this year. Operation: MOM is a national organization that acts as a support group ...

Non-perishables needed for troops

A local Placer County organization is looking for donations for deployed U.S. troops. Operation: MOM is a non-profit support group for military families. The local chapter of this ...

Troops to get a touch of home

A big thanks to Grocery Outlet, E.V Cain students and Operation: MOM for helping make sure those who are serving overseas get a holiday “touch of home” this year. Marci Seithe ...

Operation: MOM launching Operation Stuff the Bus

This weekend a local nonprofit that helps troops overseas will launch a special mission — Operation Stuff the Bus. The Auburn Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a Stuff the Bus event t ...

Operation: MOM says donations for U.S. troops abroad are scarce

Operation: MOM is in crisis mode. Group members are furrowing their brows at the drastic shortage of supplies they are preparing to send to local soldiers stationed overseas. D ...