Half of the Mississippi National Guard soldiers prepare to deploy to Kuwait

February 7, 2018

(Tupelo, Miss.) As almost half of the state’s National Guard soldiers prepare to deploy to Kuwait, the children they leave behind will face unique stressors during the year-long separation.  A…
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Raytheon unveils OMK STEM grant

February 7, 2018

  McLean, Virginia – A Raytheon grant awarded to Our Military Kids will pay for science, technology, engineering and math programs for children whose parents were severely injured during military…
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Give hope to a military family this holiday season

November 27, 2017

The holiday season is a difficult time for a military child. A phone call or facetime is just not the same as celebrating traditions together as a family. While we…
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Representatives Support Our Military Kids at Congressional Football Game

October 25, 2017

For Immediate Release For more information: Amy Shelton Our Military Kids (703) 734-6654   October 25, 2017, Washington, D.C. --- Six-year-old Sarah was on the sidelines with two Washington Redskins…
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The British Car Run Eclipses Previous Fundraising Record

October 23, 2017

A $329 grant opened the door for 11-year-old Connor to attend Boy Scout camp in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, this summer. Camp was more than a chance to swim,…
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British car enthusiasts tour for milkids

September 8, 2017

On the second weekend in October, classic British car enthusiasts will drive a 750-mile maiden American tour through the hills and autumn foliage of Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia. Called…
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September is Classical Music Month

August 31, 2017

In 1994, September was proclaimed Classical Music Month in America, a time to celebrate the endurance of great music through the ages and across our nation. According to the U.S. presidential…
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Sen. Ernst and Other Motorcyclists Ride for OMK

August 14, 2017

Proceeds for Our Military Kids have arrived from the Loess Hills Harley-Davidson’s “Ride with Senator Joni Ernst to Support Our Military Kids.” [caption id="attachment_2864" align="alignright" width="296"] Sen. Joni Ernst talks…
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Holiday Greeting Card Contest

August 8, 2017

Calling all creative military kids!! Our Military Kids is having a patriotic holiday drawing contest! Top selections will appear on OMK's end-of-year greeting cards going on sale soon. Winners will…
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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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