Eighty percent of military-connected school age children attend public schools, and many rely on free and reduced price lunches at school.
From school closures to changes in PCS and co-pays, military families are asking what COVID-19 means for them.
“We did it!,” Edie Smith said, clapping her hands as she addressed a room full of friends and supporters. “I’ve been waiting a long time to say that.”
The National Military Family Association joined military families and support organizations in testifying before the House Armed Services Committee Military Personnel Subcommittee about the issues plaguing the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP).