By Jim Garamone
DoD News, Defense Media Activity
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2016 Time to get your purple on, America.
April 15 is Purple Up! day, a time for Americans to show their support for military families. Department of Defense Education Activity schools will celebrate the event on April 20 because of spring recess.
Its to build awareness for the needs of military families, said Barbara A. Thompson, the director of the office of family readiness policy.