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In her remarks to the moms, Virginia's First Lady Maureen McDonnell admitted she gets nervous speaking to a crowd and would rather be out there holding the babies and that's just what she did: 7-week-old Connor Paszkiet seems pretty happy with the arrangement.

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Baby Shower for Military Moms

Virginia’s First Lady, FLITE and Operation Homefront host the event at Waterford in Springfield.

It started with a phone call 28 weeks ago. What happened in between—the planning, the coordination, the logistics, the marshalling of personnel and resources, and just a lot of hard work—would have made a Pentagon strategist proud. It’s a fitting analogy since the recipients of all this effort were more than 100 expectant and new military moms, representing all branches of military service, who attended a very special group Baby Shower at The Waterford in Springfield on Aug. 21.

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