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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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
“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
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
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