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Military children make up a very special part of our nation's population. Although young, these brave sons and daughters stand in steadfast support of their military parents through moves and deployments. To honor their unique contributions and sacrifices on behalf of our country, each April is designated the Month of the Military Child.

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Month of the Military Child Info Graphic

The average child in a military family will move six to nine times during a school career. That's an average of three times more frequently than nonmilitary families.

Source: Department of Defense Education Activity


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