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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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Title Annotation:GOVERNMENT NEWS
Publication:Defense Transportation Journal
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Apr 1, 2010
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