Many soldiers on R&R leave must purchase high-priced last minute airfares to connect to their hometowns once their military flights land at the airports in Baltimore, Dallas or Atlanta. Soldiers on "Emergency Leave" must still pay the full cost of their domestic travel when they are rushed home for the family death, birth, illness or other emergency. The military does not pay the cost of their travel in the United States..."Here's a great way to help the troops - donate those unused frequent flyer miles so they can get home at HeroMiles.com.
If you'd like to send a care package to a random soldier to let them know we're thinking of them, go to AnySoldier.us. Read the page to see what they need and how to send it to them.
More info - visit the Dean campaign's Blog for America.