Families kick off Month of the Military Child
By Laura Kreider
April 18, 2017 1 / 3 (From left to right) Nicole McCollaum, Tonae Walker and Serena Bradford, members of the Vicenza High School Rhythm and Blues Band, perform at the event, which also included a variety of fun activities for children. VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 3 U.S. Army Africa Commander Maj. Gen. Joseph P. Harrington signs the Month of the Military Child Proclamation at Villaggio Youth Center March 30 at the conclusion of the MOMC kickoff celebration. VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 3 Children from SKIES Unlimited kung fu, under direction of Simone Marini (not pictured), participate in the MOMC kickoff event on Villaggio. To see more photos, visit the USAG Italy Flickr page, https://www.flickr.com/photos/usagvicenza/albums/72157680484828861. VIEW ORIGINAL
VICENZA -- April marks the national observance of the Month of the Military Child, during which the Department of Defense and communities across the country honor military children and youth. The Army recognizes MOMC as an opportunity to honor the commitment, contributions and sacrifices Army children and youth make to the nation through the strength they provide Soldiers and families. This year, Child and Youth Services and Army Community Service are teaming up during MOMC and Child Abuse Prevention Month to offer more events to the VMC families.
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