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Operation G.I. Jingle Connects Military Parents, Kids

American Forces Press Service

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2004 – Dream Big Media, Inc. is offering members of the U.S. armed forces stationed overseas a new way to connect with their kids back home during the holiday season.

Through Operation G.I. Jingle, military moms and dads can send heartfelt holiday sentiments and well wishes to their children with a free "Jinglegram(tm) Greeting" a streaming video and personalized letter from Santa Claus delivered via the Internet, according to Lori Anne Wardi, chief executive officer of Dream Big Media.

The G.I. Jingle video was designed especially for children of military parents and contains an uplifting holiday video message from Santa that will reassure them they're in their parents' thoughts and prayers, Wardi said.

Along with the video, military moms and dads can send a personalized letter from Santa intended to help holiday hearts be light - even in the face of difficult times.

"Operation G.I. Jingle is a small way that we can thank the men and women of the U.S. Military who devote their lives to defending our country for the honorable work they do every day." Said Mark Shilensky, chief financial officer of Dream Big Media, Inc., and co-creator of Jinglegram(tm) Greetings.

The company "hopes that creating a G.I. Jingle will bring comfort to the hearts of our service men and women, and joy to the hearts of the children who they love and miss so very much," Shilensky said.

To learn more about Operation G.I. Jingle and obtain a free servicemembers' coupon voucher, go to the operation's Web site.

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