Monday, October 18, 2010

A Call to Action - Military Children in Hawaii

First we will follow the request as it's made......

Per the request of Major Ziergnfoos [sic] the 25th Infantry Division's Strategic Communications guy, a guest-post by the Commanding General of the 25th Infantry Division, MG Champoux:
"A Call to Action - Military Children in Hawaii"
We've known for decades that Hawaii is a great assignment - except for the schools. The lack of quality public education in Hawaii is an assignment deterrent for many and a constant quality of life issue for those assigned here.

We now have a unique opportunity to inform and influence the education of our children in Hawaii and perhaps all children in Hawaii. U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM)has teamed up with John Hopkins University for the first-ever "Military Child in Hawaii" study. All Soldiers with school age children, assigned in Hawaii , are invited to participate, whether your children are in public, private, charter, home school, or off-island. We need you to speak up and be heard.

Soldiers and family members can expect to make many sacrifices in the service of our Nation, but your children's education isn't one of them. I urge you to take this survey, and allow your children 10 years and older, to take this survey. To sign up for this survey, simply go to

Thank you
Posted by MG Champoux

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