Purple Up Day
- Purple Up Day
April is designated as the Month of the Military Child; a time to honor the sacrifices made by
military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the dependent children of
military members serving at home and overseas.
April 13, 2020 has been designated as Purple Up day. This day is for schools and communities to wear purple to show support and thank military children and 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 combine together as a single color, PURPLE.