Military Family Month was created by the Armed Services YMCA in 1996. Our 2014 Famous Art and Essay Contest Information is now available, along with Tips on How the Community can Help Support Military Families. Military Family Month was established in 1996 by the Armed Services YMCA, with the U.S. Government recognizing the occasion every year since. Each November, The Armed Services YMCA celebrates Military Family Month to demonstrate the nation’s support and commitment the families of military personnel. With hundreds of thousands of service members deployed overseas, recognizing the daily sacrifices made by military families has never been more important.
- The 2013 Military Family Month Packet by the Armed Services YMCA; Including our Art and Essay Contest Guidelines are available for download! Check out our great prizes like iPod Touches and Ipads for military youth!
- Program Suggestions For Our Community To Help During November’s Military Family Month Click here to download our 2013 Military Family Month Poster!
Check back here on November 1st, 2013 for other specials from our partners through out the month! Share what you are doing to to help military families in the Comments Section Below!
- National Special Offers: Special Military Only Discount at La Quinta Inns & Suites (year round discount!)
- Local D.C. Area Special Offers:
In honor of Veteran’s Day and Military Families Month, we invite members of the Armed Services YMCA and all retired and active-duty members and/or their families to tour the garden and historic house FREE, November 1 through 15 (up to four per family per visit).From the War of 1812 through World War II, Peter family members served in the armed forces. In recognition of veterans, November tours will highlight the struggles and triumphs of families at war. We commend the Armed Services YMCA for serving our nation’s military families and inspiring this offer. NOTE this Special Gift Offer: All visitors who post photos or comment on their visits on our Facebook page after taking advantage of this offer will be eligible to win a souvenir from our gift shop!