Month of the Military Child

Although it is celebrated throughout April, the Commission selected Wednesday, April 17, 2024 as our “Purple Up!” day.  Please note that states, communities, districts, and schools may select a different date(s).

Please visit to download letter templates and resources  to promote your support. 

Be sure to tag #MIC3Compact and #purpleup4militarykids when posting on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., and email information, pictures, and event highlights to