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Purple Up!
For Military Kids Day
“Purple Up! For Military Kids” is a day for DoDEA Communities to wear purple to show support and thank military children for their strength and sacrifices. Wearing purple is a visible way to show support and thank military youth for their strength and sacrifices. Purple indicates that all branches of the military are supported; Air Force blue, Army green, Navy blue, Marine red, and Coast Guard blue all thought to combine together as a single color, purple.
month of the military child

Ways to Celebrate Purple Up! Day

  • Wear Purple on Purple Up! Day
  • Ask local, regional, state, and federal officials to wear purple on Purple Up! day
  • Suggest companies and businesses ask their employees to wear purple
  • Ask schools, teachers to recognize Purple Up! Day
  • Recognize military children
  • Involve schools, sports teams, youth organizations, clubs, after school programs, fraternal organizations, social clubs, coworkers, members of your organizations
  • Request local businesses, stores and restaurants post a Purple Up! message
  • Share your activities and photos #purpleup

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