12 Apr '13, 12pm

Top 10 Reasons I Admire Military Kids

Top 10 Reasons I Admire Military Kids

By Elaine Sanchez Brooke Army Medical Center Public Affairs Navy Lt. j.g. Angel Olivera spends time with his daughter during a Month of the Military Child event on Naval Air Station Sigonella, April 24, 2009. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan P. Idle In honor of April’s Month of the Military Child, I created a Top 10 list of the qualities I most appreciate about children from military families. Their amazing service and sacrifice deserve a much longer list, but I figured this would at least be a start. The top 10 reasons I appreciate military children: 10. Their sense of humor. Military kids do all they can to keep their spirits up. Some carry life-sized cardboard posters of parents called “Flat Daddies” and “Flat Mommies” to keep deployed loved ones close at hand. They carry them to pizza parties and movies, sporting events and concerts. During a past de...

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