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Day 161: Military Child of the Week

Military Child of the Week Salute – August 8, 2011

It’s time for another Military Child of the Week Salute! Please let your military friends know about this salute and be sure to make nominations! Every Monday we salute one military child. The name of the child goes into a year end drawing for an opportunity to win their very own General Sarge Military Build-A-Bear through the Gift-A-Bear Campaign.

Military Child of the Week Nominations – Click Here!

Day 161 - Military Child of The Week
Image by drrus2000 via Flickr

Today we salute Courtney O’Rourke. She, along with her family, are stationed at Fort Stewart, GA where her Dad SFC Patrick O’Rourke is with the 30th MP DET. Courtney’s Mother writes;

“Courtney is a great help when her dad is away on a mission. She becomes my other half, helping with baths, homework, reading good-night stories and playing with the kids.”

Courtney we are all proud of you here at General Sarge HQ and in the words of General Sarge – We give you a great big “Two paws up” for all the ways you help your Mom when you’re Dad is away on missions.

Remember, it’s easy to nominate a military child for our weekly Military Child of the Week Salute.

Click Here And Fill Out The Contact Information!

Each child that’s nominated has an opportunity to win their very own Military Build-A-Bear at the end of the year. When filling out the Contact Form please be sure to check the box “Military Child of the Week Nomination”.

Staying Army Strong!
Dr. Rus

5 thoughts on “Day 161: Military Child of the Week

  1. Congratulations Courtney for all your recognition for all your hard work helping while your father is away on deployment. Not only are we all so very proud of your dad for what he is doing, we are very proud of what you are doing here at home to help support your mom as well.

  2. This is awesome, what a wonderful thing to do. We tend to focus on the soldiers, whatever their roles & sometimes the spouses. But these kids are also giving up so much & they had no choice.
    As a Mom, I know, it really is the little things; all piled up that get to us. Its awesome that Courtney sees those and helps out.
    Jesus loves you BEST Courtney!!

    1. Hi Carolyn;

      Thanks for stopping by and thanks for your comment too. We are here to encourage military families and consider it an honor and privilege to salute these military children each week here too. So many of them jump right in and help out when their parents are deployed and we enjoying giving them the applause and recognition they deserve.

      Take care!
      Dr. Rus

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