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Juanita -dempsey -operation -homefront -military -child -of -the -yearAbout Military Child of the Year® Award

Military Child of the Year® Award recipients are the young heroes of their grade, school, town, or city.   This award recognizes military children who have demonstrated themselves as exceptional citizens while facing the challenges of military family life.

The average Military Child of the Year® Award Nominee *:

*2011 nominee average


Meet The Members of Our Honorary Congressional Committee:

United States Senate
The Honorable Harry Reid
Senate Majority Leader, Senator for Nevada

The Honorable Kelly Ayotte
Senator for New Hampshire

The Honorable Saxby Chambliss
Senator for Georgia

The Honorable Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator for New York

The Honorable James Inhofe
Senator for Oklahoma

The Honorable Joe Manchin
Senator for West Virginia

The Honorable Jeanne Shaheen
Senator for New Hampshire

The Honorable Roger F. Wicker
Senator for Mississippi

United States House of Representatives
The Honorable Mark Amodei
Representative for the 2nd Congressional District of Nevada

The Honorable Dan Benishek
Representative for the 1st Congressional District of Michigan

The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Representative for the 5th Congressional District of Colorado

The Honorable Beto O'Rourke
Representative for the 16th Congressional District of Texas

About Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded heroes. 

A national nonprofit organization, Operation Homefront leads more than 5,000 volunteers and has met more than 741,000 needs of military families since its inception in 2002.  The organization currently provides services to military families across the nation with 23 locations serving 43 states with 94 percent of total revenue donated to Operation Homefront going directly to assist service members.  To follow the award progress, go to https://www.facebook.com/OperationHomefront .