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May 31, 2011

"NASA Launches a Military Family Day"

Posted 15:44PM on May 31 2011 by Sophie Roth-Douquet | User Comments (11) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Military children, Military community, Military families, Military famililes

Sophie Roth-Douquet is helping launch NASA's committment to military families.  She writes about her way-cool experience in Florida.  Check it!

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May 26, 2011

"PCS = Pretty Crazy Stories"

Posted 20:06PM on May 26 2011 by Pattie Reitz | User Comments (18) Categories: Pattie Reitz | Tags: Military families, Military life, Military moving, Military wife, Military wives

We've all been through a PCS or two (or three or 17) and sharing PCS stories is a favorite military past time.  Here's one that will really hit home!  Read on ...

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May 24, 2011

"Explaining War to our Children"

Posted 18:09PM on May 24 2011 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (0) Categories: Stephanie Himel-Nelson | Tags: Military children, Military families, Military family, War

If you are military parent, then this post will ring true for you.  How do we tell our kids the truth about war?  Where does childhood end and reality begin?  Stephanie Himel-Nelson gives us some insight.  Check it out!

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May 23, 2011

"Going Places with Blue Star Museums"

Kathy Roth-Douquet's children want to go back to the Met and she's not about to turn them down!  Thanks to Blue Star Museums, she and countless other military folks can visit the Met and thousands of other museums, exhibits, art and science centers and more for free.  We've been waiting patiently all year and it's finally here! 

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May 22, 2011

"Daddy Dolls Rule!"

Posted 12:36PM on May 22 2011 by Abigale M. | User Comments (97) Categories: Contests | Tags: Contest, Military child essay contest, Military families, Military family, Military kids

Our friend Abigale loves being a military kid and for good reason:  She gets to rock a Daddy Doll!  Thanks Abigale, you are our second place winner for grades k-1 and your post is wonderful.  Thanks for sharing!

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May 20, 2011

"I Am More Responsible Now"

Posted 09:58AM on May 20 2011 by Amieya F. | User Comments (10) Categories: Contests | Tags: Contest, Military child essay contest, Military families, Military kids

Here's another incredible essay!  Enjoy

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May 19, 2011

Appreciation!

Morgan, our First Place winner for grades 4-5 appreciates her Devil Dog dad.  Want to know why?  Well she tells us in this wonderful write-up ... an honest look at life through her eyes.  Congratulations Morgan. We appreciate you too! 

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May 19, 2011

No Call

You will need a tissue for this one ... Zachary, our Military Child Essay Contest Second Place Winner for grades 4-5, tells us about the lonely nights without his dad.  We have been at war for more than a decade and military children, like Zachary, are experiencing these emotional roller coasters all over the globe.  We are thankful for their service too.  Zachary - thank you!

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May 19, 2011

Missing Football Season!

Our First Place Winner for k - 1st graders is Trent and he is a big fan of sports.  He's also a huge fan of his daddy's and calls him his hero.  Thanks Trent and good luck when you make your upcoming move to Japan!

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May 19, 2011

"Thank goodness for the Blackberry!"

Despite the many moves and different schools that Joseph, our First Place Winner for grades 2-3, has endured, he still compliments his mom's cooking (wow, we should all be so lucky!) and says his dad will always be his hero.  Joesph, thank you for your post and we think you are a hero too. 

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