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Month of the Military Child 

For both Claire and I, being military spouses was not something we had ever dreamed about. We are, of course, happy in our roles, but we could take it or leave it. 786 more words

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This Friday, April 21 - Purple Up! For Military Kids

Don’t forget to show support for our nation’s military children on “Purple Up! For Military Kids” day. This special day honoring our youngest heroes will be celebrated Friday, April 21. 96 more words

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Resiliency: Defined by the Military Child 

A girl (not worth naming) once said to me “you chose this lifestyle,” and while this statement is indisputable (and ignorant) there are millions of children that did not – they were born into it. 1,245 more words

The Military Child’s Table Setting Ceremony

“When an Air Force officer was asked what he needed in Iraq, he said, ‘Please don’t send cookies, care packages, or socks. Just help take care of our children.’ Our country has always supported its military in times of war through community efforts,” said First Lady Laura Bush during a White House speech in 2004. 283 more words

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Military children cope with help from GI Josh

When moms and dads leave on deployment, it can be difficult for their children to adjust. It can be particularly challenging for younger children. Statistics show that 42 percent of the children of active-duty servicemembers are 5 years old or younger. 277 more words

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The brave sons and daughters of our military

April provides us with a special occasion to recognize and celebrate the service of our military children as the Month of the Military Child.

There are 1.82 million brave sons and daughters of our military servicemembers in our communities today. 158 more words

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Getting to know the military child

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”
—Dr. Seuss

April provides us with a special occasion to recognize and celebrate the service of our military children. 

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