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Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child is observed each September to recognize and honor military children for their contributions and sacrifices to supporting Soldiers and the Army mission. The observance reiterates the Army’s commitment to Soldier and Family readiness and resilience. The September 2020 observance has the theme, “Overcoming Challenges: Adapting Today for a Stronger Tomorrow.” Army Child and Youth Services also observes its 40th anniversary on September 16, 2020.


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