Operation Ride Home 2022
An annual program offered by Armed Services YMCA, in partnership with Jack Daniel's, for junior enlisted military families
2022 Application Period
Monday, September 19 - Friday, October 14, 2022
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DECIDE TRAVEL DATES
travel dates before completing
DOWNLOAD THIS FORM
Scan or take a photo of the form.
This form must be submitted.
COMPLETE ONLINE APPLICATION
The application must be completed in
You will need to list name, birthdate,
The selection committee looks for applicants with compelling reasons to return home for the holidays.
Do not simply state that it is expensive to travel - those applications are rarely selected.
We are aware that it is expensive, however we want to know your personal story.
Complete your application carefully and thoroughly.
Incomplete applications will not move on to selection committee review.
SUBMIT APPLICATION by 11:59pm on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2022
The Armed Services YMCA Hawaii's selection committee will review applications and
selected families will be notified by 4pm on Monday, October 24, 2022.
Questions? Scroll to the bottom of the page to review Frequently Asked Questions
Keola Taniguchi, Deputy Director: (808) 473-3399 or KTaniguchi@asymcahi.org
Thank You Notes from 2021 Operation Ride Home Families
We received almost 500 applications and sent hundreds of military families home for the holidays in 2021.
Operation Ride Home awardees traveled all over the world to Puerto Rico, Palau, Philippines,
Tanzania, West Africa, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, and 30 states!
Frequently Asked Questions