With war come casualties. Brave men and women give their lives everyday so that we the American people have the simple pleasures that we sometimes take for granted. We don't often think of the families that the soldier left behind. Operation purple camps allows those children affected by war by the loss of a parent to gain a sense of normalcy. Operation purple camps sends a child that lost a parent in the military to camp for free where they can be with other children that has had to go through the same horrific situation.