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About 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 2015 Honorary Congressional Committee:

United States Senate
The Honorable Kelly Ayotte
Senator for New Hampshire

The Honorable Mark Begich
Senator for Alaska

The Honorable Roy Blunt
Senator for Missouri

The Honorable Richard Burr
Senator for North Carolina

The Honorable Kristen Gillibrand
Senator for New York

The Honorable Deb Fischer
Senator for Nebraska

The Honorable James Inhofe
Senator for Oklahoma

The Honorable Angus King
Senator for Maine

The Honorable Joe Manchin III
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 Dan Benishek
Representative for the 1st District of Michigan

The Honorable Susan Davis
Representative for the 53rd District of California

The Honorable Jim Langevin
Representative for the 2nd Congressional District of Rhode Island

The Honorable Mike McIntyre
Representative for the 7th District of North Carolina

The Honorable Scott Rigell
Representative for the 2nd District of Virginia

The Honorable Adam Smith
Representative for the 9th  District of Washington

About Operation Homefront

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

A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. Operation Homefront has provided assistance to thousands of military families since its inception in 2002. To follow the award progress, go to https://www.facebook.com/OperationHomefront .