NMFA Announces Ashish Vazirani As New Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Alexandria, VA — The National Military Family Association Board of Governors is delighted to announce Ashish S. Vazirani as the organization’s new Executive Director and Chief...
NMFA Celebrates the Retirement of Longtime Executive Director Joyce Wessel Raezer By Shannon Prentice, Content Development Manager The National Military Family Association bid a fond farewell and sent its best wishes to longtime Executive Director Joyce Wessel Raezer...
Child Abuse Affects All Communities—Including the Military. It’s something no one wants to think about: the physical or sexual abuse of a child. Parents want nothing more than to keep their children safe. Sometimes, however, despite parents’ best efforts, the...
Most Americans understand how important it is to support our troops. But NMFA believes it’s important to support their 2.8 million family members, too. Here’s how our programs help:
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- Operation Purple Healing Adventures Reconnects Families After Injury or IllnessNestled in the beautiful Rocky Mountains is YMCA Camp Shady Brook. Earlier this month, this mountain side campsite hosted Operation Purple Healing Adventures—a weekend-long retreat designed for families of wounded, ill, or injured service members that allow them to reconnect, have fun, and enjoy togetherness after an injury or illness. ... read more
- Military Spouse Surprised with Full Scholarship to Graduate SchoolThere’s nothing unusual about Tessa Fulmer’s military life. Her husband, Derek, is in the Air Force, and in the seven years they’ve been married, they have had kids, navigated geo-baching, her family has PCS’d five times, and Tessa has held down the homefront. With each move, she’s created a stable, ... read more
- Remembering Special Moments at Operation Purple Camp in New YorkSituated among a beautiful outdoor location along Lake Erie in New York, Pioneer Camp and Retreat Center was the perfect setting for Operation Purple Camp. For one week, 140 military children attended Operation Purple Camp for a fun-filled camp experience of swimming, high ropes, low ropes, arts and crafts, and ... read more