Month of the Military Child 

Let's Celebrate Our Youngest Heroes!

 “Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present, Shaping the Future"   


April 1-30 –Young Lives, BIG Stories Contest – ‘What does it mean to you to be a military child or youth? Open to all Army-connected children preschool to twelfth grade. 

April 2 – Last day for Registration for Veterans Wheelchair Games                                           

April 5 – Gold Star Spouses Day

April 5 – PACT ACT Webinar Understanding the PACT Act and Implications for Impacted Veterans 3:00 pm EST Webinar Registration 

April 8 – VMF Caucus Steering Committee 14:00 ET WebEx link 

April 9 – National Former POW Recognition Day

April 14 – Air Force Reserve Birthday

April 14 – Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am to 12 noon ET offered via telephone:1-404-397-1596 or 1-833-558-0712 (Toll Free)  Access code: 433 794 55

April 15 – Purple Up Day

April 16 – 22  VetServe–VA’s National Volunteer Week                               

April 21 –VetServe National Day of Service                                                          

April 22 – Earth Day Theme: “Invest in Our Planet.

April 23 – Army Reserve Birthday

April 24-28 – Military Saves Week    Theme: “A Financially Confident You”                                                                                                           

Day 1: Saving Automatically

Day 2: Saving for The Unexpected- focuses on emergencies and things that are fun too

Day 3: Saving for Major Milestones- Homeownership, Retirement, Education     

Day 4: Paying Down Debt is Saving- Money you save by paying down debt

Day 5: Saving at Any Age- Focuses on young people and children

April 30 – National Military Brats Day