Video: Military Child of the Year Awards
Video by Michael Feddersen
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, attends the sixth annual Operation Homefront Military Child of the Year Award Ceremony. Also attending are Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations; Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger, Deputy Commandant for Operations, U.S. Coast Guard; General Ray Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army; Gen John Paxton, Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps; General Mark Welsh, Chief of Staff of the Air Force. The Military Child of the Year Award is bestowed annually on five extremely deserving young Americans, representing each military service branch, who have turned the challenges of frequent relocations and deployments of loved ones into a passion for excellence, service and helping others.