In recent years, as budgets have gotten tighter, the commissary–and the $1.4 billion it receives each year–has become a favorite target of officials in Congress and at the Pentagon.
While we’re glad Congress used the feedback from military families, we’re not convinced the proposals in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) are enough to effectively address the problems families encounter with the military health system.
Sometimes things get so bad, families struggle to put nutritious food on the table. But it doesn’t have to be that way, thanks to a variety of nutrition assistance programs available.
While college is almost always going to come with a hefty price tag, luckily there are policies in place to lessen the burden for military families.
Today on Capitol Hill, the Congressional Veterans Job Caucus held a panel to shed light on military spouse career struggles.
NMFA has teamed up with two other charity organizations to work on the serious issue of strengthening the mental health of military families.