The shot and the sergeant – Blog

July 31, 2017

By Judy McSpadden Most moms grimace when recalling trips to the pediatrician for their kids’ early vaccinations. When my son, Grant, turned two, I knew we were in for some…
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CSRA, Mission BBQ Bring on Family Fun

July 27, 2017

CSRA, Inc., an IT and technology services company, and Our Military Kids linked arms July 15 for a few hours of G-rated family fun at Frying Pan Park in Herndon,…
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OMK Star flies high at Oshkosh aviation camp

July 27, 2017

By Judy McSpadden This week in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is EAA’s AirVenture, the biggest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts in the country. With 550,000 people in attendance, 10,000-plus aircraft, and visitors…
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Soccer player uses STEM grant for World Championship

July 25, 2017

Picture this: You’re a high school senior whose team just won a  semi-world championship. As one of the star players, you’re on your knees on the playing field, reveling in…
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OMK Staff Member Recognized for Dedication

July 19, 2017

One of OMK’s own recently received recognition from the Department of the Army for dedication and selfless service in support of the Army Wounded Warrior Program. Michelle Tran, Family Programs…
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Track grant only beginning for star going to Jr. Olympics

July 14, 2017

When she returned from a deployment to Afghanistan, Sergeant Tishara Gilliam, suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, knew she was a very different from the person who had left 12…
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Kids’ smiles lit up soldier’s darkness

July 5, 2017

What does a soldier do when he finally retires, ready to decompress from a life of service, strain and sweat, but he finds he can’t sleep at night? What does…
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