4-H Military Partnerships & Oregon State University Extension Service College of Public Health and Human Sciences, 4-H Youth Development make a difference for Military Youth.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture, 4-H National Headquarters partners with U.S. Army Child, Youth & School Services, U.S. Force Child and Youth Programs, U.S. Navy Child and Youth Programs, and National Guard and Reserve to support 4-H clubs and programming for military connected youth. The 4-H Military Partnership grant supports 4-H programming for all military connected youth. The Extension 4-H Military Liaison is a Land Grant University Extension professional who serves as a link between the State Cooperative Extension System, Military Service Branches in the state, and 4-H National Headquarters. Liaisons coordinate, network, and facilitate programs and resources working with partners at the university, military partners, and across their state in support of programming for military connected children, youth and families.