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4-H Volunteers - Maine Operation Military Kids

Maine Operation Military Kids (OMK) builds communication networks and trusting relationships between the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, military families and youth, youth leaders, schools, veterans, and community organizations.

The OMK partnership team includes representatives of American Legion, Department of Education, After School Network, 4-H, Maine Parent Federation,  and Boys & Girls Clubs, which strive to provide positive youth development programs and community-based support for children and families impacted by the increased mobilization and deployment of troops to fight in the Global War on Terrorism.

Ready, Set, Go and Speak Out for Military Kids trainings, Hero Packs, the Mobile Tech Lab, and other events, presentations, activities, and opportunities help youth to feel self-confident and supported.

How to get involved

For more information, contact Tiffany Gillespie at 207-622-7546 or

Image Description: Operation Military Kids dogtags; military families in our own backyard

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University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Contact Information

Cooperative Extension Volunteers
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 1.800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 1.800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System