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April is Month of Military Child in Iowa

Gov. Branstad with Iowa military kids

“Iowa’s children also serve when family members or other caring adults in their lives are deployed,” said Chris Gleason, Operation: Military Kids program director for ISU Extension. To recognize this service, military families and supporters gathered at the capitol in Des Moines March 24 as Gov. Terry Branstad signed a proclamation declaring April as the Month of the Military Child in Iowa.

This article appeared in April 2011 -- From Jerry Miller Newsletter