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First Lady to Give Speech at Award Ceremony in Pentagon City

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver a speech at the Operation Homefront 2011 Military Child of the Year Awards on Thursday evening.

The award show is being held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Pentagon City. The awards honor “military children who demonstrate resilience, strength of character and leadership within their families and communities.”

Five outstanding children from each branch of the military will receive awards.

Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors.

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