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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Our Military Kids Highlighted at Quicken Loans National

June 30, 2017

Potomac, Maryland -- Our Military Kids was named 2017 Military Charity of the Year by the Tiger Woods Foundation and Quicken Loans National Wednesday, during the QL National golf tournament’s…
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Tennis players “love” helping military kids

June 27, 2017

Serving for Heroes, the fifth annual USTA charity tennis open supporting Our Military Kids, happens, July 21-23, at the Lake Newport Tennis Facility in Reston, Virginia. It's too late to…
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OMK’s 1st Symposium Highlights Wounded Warrior Kids

June 19, 2017

By Judy McSpadden   We’re reticent to look through people’s windows. We might see something we don’t want to see, something that disrupts our equilibrium. When a child is involved,…
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Wounded warrior kids shoot for the summit

June 5, 2017

By Judy McSpadden Let’s play “Guess this Sport.” This sport was started by men in the late 1800s. It involves teamwork. It requires running, muscle strength, and flexibility. It requires…
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