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MILITARY FAMILY MONTH

Date Signed: 11/3/2010
ALMARS Number: 042/10

R 030312Z NOV 10
UNCLASSIFIED//
ALMAR 042/10
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS//
SUBJ/MILITARY FAMILY MONTH//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  NOVEMBER MARKS THE 17TH ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF MILITARY FAMILY MONTH SPONSORED BY THE ARMED SERVICES YMCA. THIS ANNUAL OBSERVANCE ACKNOWLEDGES AND HONORS THE FAMILIES OF MILITARY PERSONNEL.
2.  THE STRENGTH AND DEVOTION OF MARINE CORPS FAMILIES ARE REFLECTED IN THEIR SELFLESSNESS, SACRIFICE AND COMMITMENT.  THEIR EXTRAORDINARY SUPPORT AND RESILIENCY CONTRIBUTES DIRECTLY TO OUR READINESS AND MISSION ACCOMPLISHMENT. OUR MARINE CORPS FAMILIES ARE A CONSTANT SOURCE OF INSPIRATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT. BONNIE AND I APPLAUD THEIR EFFORTS DURING THESE TIMES OF GREAT CHALLENGE.
3.  WE JOIN A GRATEFUL NATION IN EXTENDING OUR APPRECIATION TO OUR FAMILIES THIS NOVEMBER AND ENCOURAGE COMMANDERS TO PROMOTE AND PARTICIPATE IN APPROPRIATE SPECIAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES IN RECOGNITION OF MILITARY FAMILY MONTH. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT HTTP: SLASH SLASH WWW.ASYMCA.ORG/WHAT-WE-DO-3/NATIONAL-PROGRAMS-SERVICES/MILITARY-FAMILY-MONTH/.
4.  SEMPER FIDELIS, JAMES F. AMOS, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//