Operation: Military Kids (OMK).
Operation: Military Kids (OMK) is the US Army's collaborative effort with America's communities to support the children and youth
impacted by deployment. This initiative was officially launched in April
2005. Since ics inception, OMK has touched 88,000 military youth and
provided information to 21,009 community members across the US. Goals of
OMK include providing training on the deployment cycle to the public;
assisting communities in developing locally based community support
networks; providing educational, recreational, and social programs for
military youth; developing military kids' communication skills to
help them stay connected with deployed parents; and developing
community-based programs/activities in support of military families
where they live [TEXT INCOMPLETE IN ORIGINAL SOURCE.]
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