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Announcing The Finalists for Military Child® of the Year 2017.

Operation Homefront is thrilled to announce the top 5 Finalists from each branch of service for the 2017 Military Child of the Year® Award and the 6 Finalists for the second annual Military Child of the Year® Award for Innovation presented by Booz Allen Hamilton. 277 more words

Circus celebrates military children

Child, Youth and School Services celebrate Month of the Military Child with Circus Finale.

Story and Photos by Kevin S. Abel

April was “Month of the Military Child,” which began in 1986. 371 more words


The deployment truths...

It’s hard to put into words…the gut-wrenching feeling that you have when you watch them board that plane. For those that have been through it….you know… 873 more words

Military Life

BGCA's Commitment to Military Children

A social worker with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and English from California State University, East Bay, Marla Harding has worked for the State of Washington and Shelter, Inc., in California. 133 more words

Marla Harding

All Kids Should Be So Lucky

The other day, I was awake while my husband put on his PT uniform and prepared to leave the house well before dawn. The scene was reminiscent of our early days of marriage up at Fort Drum minus the sub-zero temperature and running shoes equipped with Yak-Traks. 391 more words

Military Life

The Power of Dandelions

Over the past month, I’ve seen references to the dandelion being the official flower of the military child. Ignoring the fact that it seems quite silly to have a flower represent a population and bypassing the fuzziness surrounding the word official (who exactly decreed such a proclamation? 421 more words