2011 Operation Purple® Camp Hosts Selected in 25 States
National Military Family Association hosts 40 weeks of camp
February 28, 2011
ALEXANDRIA, VA February 28, 2011— The National Military Family Association is excited to announce the states that will have 2011 Operation Purple summer camps. This free summer camp program was developed by the Association to support military children dealing with the stress of war. The eighth summer of Operation Purple camps will host children for 40 weeks of camp in 25 states as well as in Japan.
States: Alabama, Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia
Information about the camp program and eligibility is available online at www.militaryfamily.org/op. Specific camp locations, dates, and contact information will be available when registration opens on March 31, 2011. Until then, interested families can sign up to receive email noticesand announcements on the website.
Camps are free to all participants thanks to support from Goldman Sachs Gives, the Sierra Club, and the Sierra Club Foundation.
About the National Military Family Association
Military families serve our country with pride, honor, and quiet dedication. The National Military Family Association is the leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening and protecting the families of the men and women currently serving, retired, wounded or fallen. We provide families of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Commissioned Corps of the USPHS and NOAA with information, work to get them the benefits they deserve, and offer programs that improve their lives. Our 44 years of service and accomplishments have made us a trusted resource for military families and the Nation's leaders. To learn more, visit www.MilitaryFamily.org.
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