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Operation Homefront’s 2014 Military Child of the Year Award

12/07/2013 Published by: Suzanne

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  • They stand out among their peers.
  • They demonstrate resilience, strength of character and thrive in the face of the challenges they face as being part of a military family. 
  • They are natural leaders. 

When pondering the list of characteristics above, does a particular student come to mind?  If yes, then don’t miss this opportunity to recognize them by nominating them for Operation Homefront’s 2014 Military Child of the Year® award!  With the goal of “recognizing young patriots” one recipient is selected to represent each service branch of the armed forces (Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard).

What is Operation Homefront?

Operation Homefront is a non-profit organization that provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded heroes.

Who is eligibile for this award?

Nominees must be military dependents between the ages of 8 and 18 at the time of the nomination.  The online nomination form and more details on eligibility can be found on the Military Child of the Year® website.

What is the deadline for nominating someone?

Online nominations must be received by 11:45pm, CST on December 14, 2013.

When and where will this award be presented?     

Awards will be presented on April 10, 2014 at the Crystal Gateway Marriot in Arlington, Virginia.

What do recipients receive?
  • A trip to Washington D.C. to receive the award
  • A laptop computer
  • A $5,000.00 cash award

Good luck to all of this year’s nominees!!!!

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