Eighty percent of military-connected school age children attend public schools, and many rely on free and reduced price lunches at school.
Thousands of federal employees, including Uniformed Service members, are without pay, as the government shutdown enters week three.
National Military Family Association Calls on Washington to Pay the Coast Guard During Government Shutdown
NMFA has signed on to a letter calling for continuous appropriations for Coast Guard pay during our current partial government shutdown. Coast Guard families are military families, and they deserve better.