Month of the Military Child

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All throughout April, Army recognizes the Month of the Military Child (MOMC) as an opportunity to honor the commitment, contributions and sacrifices Army children and youth make to our nation through the strength they provide our Soldiers and Families. 

  • In 1986, the 15th U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger established Month of the Military Child (MOMC).
  • April marks the national observance of the Month of the Military Child.
  • Currently, there are 215,000 children/youth registered in 69 CYS programs, including 192 child development centers, 157 school age centers and middle school and teen centers across the world. 
Resources for Military Children