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  • D-Backs go Purple for military kids

    Volunteers from the 56th Fighter Wing and Wayland Baptist University present a booth during a Purple Up Arizona Diamondbacks game, April 12, 2024, in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks hosted a Purple Up night to celebrate Month of the Military Child. Month of the Military Child helps bring

  • Operation Homefront recognizes 2022 Air Force Military Child of the Year

    At this year’s April 7 gala in Washington, D.C., Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presented Anna Cummins, 16, with the Air Force Military Child of the Year award. Anna is the daughter of Amy and Lt. Col. Matthew Cummins, 70th Flying Training Squadron flight commander.

  • Children experience 'deployed life' with Operation K.I.D.S.

    Operation K.I.D.S., or Kids Investigating Deployment Services, helped provide some insight, and a little entertainment, for the youngest who serve as almost 70 children participated in the event at Sheppard AFB on April 9, 2022.

  • Col. Byrd reads to Glenmore Elementary students

    Col. Lauren Byrd, 17th Medical Group commander, read to students at Glenmore Elementary, as part of San Angelo READS!, a community-wide literacy initiative, and Month of the Military Child, in San Angelo, Texas, April 7.

  • Month of the Military Child Proclamation signing

    The San Angelo City Council hosted Goodfellow and the San Angelo Independent School District leadership, for a proclamation signing in recognition of the Month of the Military Child, during a monthly City Council meeting here at the McNease Convention Center, April 6.

  • Celebrate military children in April, year round

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Each year, communities worldwide look to April as an important month for children who have one or both parents or guardians serving in uniform. Considered the military’s youngest heroes, in many ways children serve too. That’s why we honor them during the

  • 97 AMW Childcare providers step up to support parents

    Behind every military child is a service member who cares for them at home. When away from home, these parents play an important role in the nation’s defense and rely on others to care for their children. As many parents know, childcare is essential in enabling them to focus on their