Friday, November 2, 2012

Presidential Proclamation Recognizing November as Military Family Month.

Yesterday, the President issued a proclamation recognizing November as Military Family Month.

It notes:

“Since our Nation's earliest days, courageous men and women of all backgrounds and beliefs have banded together to fight for the freedoms we cherish. Behind each of them stands a parent, a sibling, a child, a spouse -- proud family members who share the weight of deployment and make profound sacrifices on behalf of our country. During Military Family Month, we honor our military families and recommit to showing them the fullest care and respect of a grateful Nation.

“In our military families, we see the best our country has to offer. They demonstrate the virtues that have made America great for more than two centuries and the values that will preserve our greatness for centuries to come. With loved ones serving far from home, military spouses take on the work of two. Their children show courage and resilience as they move from base to base, school to school, home to home. And even through the strain of deployment, military families strengthen the fabric of each community they touch and enrich our national life as shining examples of patriotism."

We at AFA, since our establishment, have supported not just airpower, but also the Air Force family. We hope the nation uses this national opportunity to join us in thanking and empowering all military families around the globe.

Read the full statement here:

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