April is the Month of the Military Child. As a Coast Guard family, we know the important role kids play in supporting America’s armed forces. Congratulations to the seven recipients of the Military Child of the Year® awards. We are proud of Mary Kate Cooper, selected as the Coast Guard Military Child of the Year® and the overall Military Child of the Year® for 2017. Mary Kate is a Fairfax resident who has broken through all obstacles to achieve excellent results.