How it Works

How United Through Reading Works (PDF)

United Through Reading is: The benefits of participation are:
  • Sponsored through participating commands and hosted at select USO centers
  • Available to all deploying military commands
  • Easy and inexpensive to implement
  • Effective in building both command and family morale
  • Allows the deployed service member and the child to make powerful connections
  • Helps deployed military personnel parent from afar
  • Reassures the child that Mom or Dad is safe and thinking of home
  • Provides support to the parent or caregiver at home