Military Liaison

Congratulations, OLMC on receiving the Purple Star Designation from the Virginia Department of Education as a military-friendly school!

Learn more about the Purple Star Recognition by clicking on the Purple Star or watching the video below.

Read more:  Press Release from Virginia Governor: Purple Star Awards
Channel 13 News Coverage of OLMC receiving Purple Star

OLMC Military Liaison Kathy and her husband Bob have enjoyed a 27 year, active duty military career, moving their four children multiple times.  For experienced assistance and support for military families wishing to enroll students at OLMC, please contact Kathy McKenna at 757-817-2053 or email

During your transition, our Student Ambassadors will provide friendly peer support for your student. These teacher nominated, administration selected group of Student Ambassadors will help welcome your child into the Our Lady of Mount Carmel School community!

Additionally, our onsite school counselor is available to help your military child with concerns such as transitioning to a new school and other related PCS challenges, apprehensions during periods of separation of a deployed parent, as well as other related military life/student life concerns.

For military assistance outside the immediate OLMC School community, you can visit Military OneSource or the Virginia Department of Education Military Families page to answer many of your military family related concerns: