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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.

Policy Issues

Follow us to the steps of the Capitol as we identify needs and advocate for military family benefits.

Compensation

Child Care

End Sequestration

Health Care

Mental Health

Military Children's Education

Spouse Education + Career Support

Testimony

2017

Statement before the Subcommittee on Personnel of the United States Senate Armed Services Commitee, February 14, 2017

2016

Statement before the House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Military Personnel Briefing on Stakeholder Views on DoD’s FY17 Modernization of the TRICARE Health Plan Proposal * March 17, 2016

Statement before the Subcommittee on Personnel of the United States Senate Armed Services Committee * March 8, 2016

Statement for the Record before the Subcommittee on Personnel of the United States Senate Armed Services Committee on the Defense Health Care Reform * February 23, 2016

Statement before the Subcommittee on Military Personnel of the House Armed Services Committee on Protecting the Commissary Benefit * January 13, 2016

2015

Statement for the Record for the Subcommittee on Personnel before the House Armed Services Committee on SBP-DIC * December 9, 2015

Statement before the Subcommittee on Personel of the House Armed Services Committee on families' perspectives on military health care * December 3, 2015

White Paper on Our Response to the FY16 Defense Budget Proposals submitted to the professional staffers of the HASC and SASC * March 31,2015

Statement before the Subcommittee on Personnel of the House Armed Services Committee on the MCRMC Recommendations * March 25, 2015

Statement before the Subcommittee on Personnel of the Senate Armed Services Committee on MCRMC Recommendations * February 25, 2015

2014

Statement before the Senate Armed Services Committee Military Compensation Hearing * May 6, 2014

Statement for the Record for the House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Military Personnel * April 9, 2014

Testimony for the Senate Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Military Personnel * March 26, 2014

Statement for the Record for the Senate Armed Service Committee * January 28, 2014

We support the renewal of the DoDEA Partnership Grant Program * May 20, 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 support the Military Spouse Tax Credit Amendment which provides a tax credit to spouses incurring costs to transfer their licenses and certifications after a PCS * May 13, 2015

We support Families Serve Too, Military Justice Reform Act of 2015 and Transitional Assistance for Families * May 8, 2015

We support removing the 15-year limitation from the Post 9/11 GI Bill for Surviving Spouses * April 16, 2015

We express our concerns for a provision within the CHOICE Act * April 15, 2015

We support the Military Spouse Job Continuity Act which provides a tax credit to relocating military spouses * April 9, 2015

We support providing Wounded Warriors access to fertility treatments * April 9, 2015

We support a Military Student Identifier to track the educational attainments of military children * April 7, 2015

We oppose changes to Impact Aid that takes away funding from military kids * March 2, 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 offer our support for the Homeless Veterans Welcome Home Act supporting transitioning service members as they integrate into their communities * February 2, 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

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