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Military Child of the Year award up for grabs

(Source: Operation Homefront) (Source: Operation Homefront)
FORT HOOD, TX (KXXV) -

Operation Homefront is accepting nominations for Military Child of the Year.

Nominations are being accepted through Dec. 5.

There will be six winners, ages 8 – 18, that representing the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard.

The winners will receive $10,000 each and will be selected based on volunteerism, leadership, scholarship, and extracurriculars.

Another award, the Military Child of the Year Award for Innovation, is open for ages 13-18 and is presented by Booz Allen Hamilton. This award requires potential winners to show innovation, by creating a new invention, improvement of existing technology, or the creation of a new nonprofit.

The winner of the ward will receive $5,000 and a mentorship by Booz Allen Hamilton employees to advance the winner’s project.

Winners will be flown to Washington to receive the award from high-ranking leaders.

Anyone is able to nominate a child and can do so on the Military Child of the Year website.

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