A Homecoming by 1LT Donna Bachler
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    This heartwarming, emotional story celebrates the power of hope starring Tamala Jones (Castle). Watch now!
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    Laughter Under Fire
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The Letter

December 1, 2014 | 4:09

Rebecca Murga's film tells the heartwarming story of a little girl who writes a letter to Santa asking him to bring her mother home for Christmas.

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    • Donna served in the U.S. Army (1999-2011). Currently, she is a freelance writer and is inspired by every person who raises their right hand in defense of freedom. Watch Donna's film now! Read More »

    • Ryan served as an U.S. Army Engineer for eight years (2001-2009). Ryan’s goal is to direct and produce television and feature films. He is driven by structural and visual aspects of storytelling. Watch Ryan's film now! Read More »

    • Colin served in the US Army from 2008-2012 as an Infantryman and was deployed with Operation Enduring Freedom.Originally from Hollywood, California, he is a writer and aspiring filmmaker. Watch Colin's film now! Read More »

    • Donre served in the US Army from 2001-2012. He currently resides in Compton, California and is a Military Liaison for Columbia College Hollywood helping veterans pursue their dreams of working the film and entertainment industry. Watch Donre's film now! Read More »

    • Rebecca served in the U.S. Army (2004-2013) as a Public Affairs officer and currently resides in Los Angeles. She is an independent filmmaker and just finished directing her first documentary film. Watch Rebecca's film now! Read More »

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    • Veterans in Film & Television
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    • Got Your 6
      Learn more about this campaign that unites the entertainment industry with top veteran-focused nonprofit organizations.
    • American Corporate Partners
      ACP is dedicated to assisting veterans in their transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce.
    • Toys for Tots
      The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver a message of hope, through a new toy at Christmas, to less fortunate youngsters.