Author Devin Scillian grew up in a military family and knows what it is like to have a career military officer for a parent. His book, “H is for Honor,” details the history of each branch of the United States Armed Forces with colorful illustrations by Victor Juhasz. Readers will explore the lingo used by those in the Armed Forces and their families, learn why Veterans are an important connection to our past, and additional military knowledge. Each letter of the alphabet provides an important connection to Veterans and those that love and support the people who answer the call of duty.

Extend Your Learning:

  • What did you learn by reading the edges of the pages that feature more information about the U.S. Armed Forces?
  • Why is being called a ‘Brat’ something that makes a military child proud?
  • What was your favorite letter to learn about?
  • What letter were you most surprised by?
Information Systems Technician (Submarine) 1st Class Donald Truman reunites with loved ones during the return of the Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) to its homeport in Bremerton, Washington, Dec. 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Sophia H. Brooks)

Learn more about each branch of the U.S. Military.

Read our post from the Month of the Military Child and learn about the resilience of our military children

Watch Staff Sergeant Matthew Montague read the book aloud!

Can you come up with another military related word for each letter of the alphabet that was not included in this book?

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