Oklahoma National Guard Family Program Office Announces Month of the Military Child Activities | Community
The Oklahoma National Guard Child and Youth Program with the Family Program Office announced activities for the month of April, celebrating Month of the Military Child.
The month is meant to celebrate military children who sacrifice time with their parents to protect our country.
“We want to make sure whether you serve in the armed forces on active duty, in the national guard or in the reserves, your children know that we see them and appreciate all that they are for you and for us,” Blake said. Davis, Children and Youth Program Coordinator. , Oklahoma National Guard.
The theme for this year’s celebration is “Young Military: Embracing the Journey”.
“We know military life is a 24/7 commitment to our brave service members and their families,” Davis said. “They are on an exciting journey, and we seek to embrace this part of our lives together, moving forward with bravery and expectation for what lies ahead.
“We want to reach out to everyone in the great state of Oklahoma and encourage you to show your support for our exceptional children and youth.”
If you wish to participate in these activities, you can do any or all of the following:
- April 15 is PURPLE UP! A day across America where we all wear purple to recognize military children. So wear your purple and let all the military kids in your life know you’re on their side!
- We’ve created a window sticker for your business to show support. If you want a sticker, go to OKmilitarykids.eventbrite.com and register. We have a limited number of stamps, so register quickly.
- Be creative! Find your own unique ways to show military kids how proud you are of them. Let’s make April a month they will never forget!
- If you are a member of the Oklahoma National Guard, be sure to join our Oklahoma National Guard Children and Youth Program Facebook page and keep up to date with all the activities available to your children.
For any questions, please contact Blake Davis at 405-228-5539.