The National Military Family Association is at the forefront of the issues that matter most to military families. Whether it is writing letters in support of legislation, keeping track of bills in Congress, or providing testimony, if it affects military families, we are here. We remain constantly updated on the latest issues that affect the lives of military families and provide a voice for their concerns. We care about the quality of life for military families and the issues they are faced with every day.
Who is the best advocate for military families? Military families.
Learn how we, as military families ourselves, interact with our own community to understand what issues are the most significant. Find out what you can do to make sure that the well-being of military wives, husbands, children, parents, and siblings is at the forefront of policymakers' minds.
2016 Core Principles
Service members never fail to answer the call to address emerging threats and sustain peace in war-torn nations around the world. Meanwhile, their families always provide support in the face of the uncertainties of deployments, relocation and separations. Learn more>>
Military Family Legislation
Find out how the FY16 NDAA and other pertinent legislation affects your family. Learn More>>
Sign our Petition
Sign our petition asking Congress to End Sequestration! This places a disproportionate burden on military families. Sign now!
Find information about the status of current legislation and how to contact your elected officials. Learn More>>
Statement for the Record for the Senate Armed Service Committee * January 28, 2014
Letters to Congress
Letter to NDAA Conferees Urging Support for Military Families * July 16, 2016
Letter to Ease Spouse Professional Licensing Requirements * June 27, 2016
Supporting an amendment to the NDAA for spouse licensing * June 1, 2016
We support a military student identifier for military kids * December 2, 2015
We support Teacher Loan Forgiveness for Military Spouses * October 21, 2015
We support increased funding for DoD Impact Aid for miliary kids * October 5, 2015
We support restoring fund for the commissary benefit * June, 10, 2015
We support sustaining the commissary benefit * June 4, 2015
We support the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate bill — the Fry Scholarship Enhancement Act allowing surviving families to participate in the Post 9/11 GI bill Yellow Ribbon program. * May 20, 2015
We express our concerns for a provision within the CHOICE Act * April 15, 2015
We support ensuring the Department of Homeland Security is funded * February 24, 2015
Support Letter Requesting Funding for Coast Guard Families * February 24, 2015
We express our concerns for a provision within in the Hire More Heroes Act * January 20, 2015
We Support the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act * January 13, 2015