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  • Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - DCoE Sponsored Program Websites Serving Warriors, their Families and the Military Earn Top Awards

    Sesame Workshop’s “Sesame Street Family Connections” Website receives the 2009 Interactive Media “Best in Class” Award for the “Kids” category.

    Sesame Workshop, in collaboration with DCoE, created the “Sesame Street Family Connections” Website to help families cope with the difficult transitions that are so often a part of military life. This interactive Website, launched in July 2009, offers military families with young children an online environment to stay connected with a deployed parent, while offering coping tools for the entire family for managing multiple deployments, changed parents and the loss of a loved one. For more information about this award-winning site, visit the “Sesame Street Family Connections” Website at .

  • Friday, September 11, 2009 - Remembering 9/11

      Eight years ago today our Nation was forever changed. Time passes; our memories endure. Today is a day of remembrance, a day to reflect on the memories of those who lost their lives, the families who continue on their journey without their loved ones, and the impact of 9/11 on our children, growing up in a generation that knows sacrifice. As a country, we lost husbands, wives, partners, children, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, grandparents, friends, colleagues and a part of the America we once knew.   We have a sacred duty to honor those who have given, so much on our behalf. Literature and history has provided us a path to our journey. Hamlet while on his deathbed, making his final request to Horatio, his dearest and most trusted friend asked, "If thou dist ever hold me in thy heart, absent thee from felicity awhile and enter my harsh ...
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