The House Armed Services Committee has established a Quality of Life Panel to do a comprehensive review of issues impacting military families.
Learn more about federal nutrition assistance programs, SNAP and WIC, and how they can be a resource for military families.
The National Military Family Association (NMFA) has been on the Hill working and advocating for military families.
Military Families, Advocates Urge White House Conference on Hunger to Address Their Concerns on Food Insecurity
According to the Department of Defense, an unacceptable 24% of military families are food insecure – there is a food pantry on or near every single US military base.
NMFA weighed in on the proposed NDAA and policies impacting military families before the deliberations began.
Advocates Submit Joint Recommendations to Federal Agencies for Implementation of Military Family Basic Needs Allowance
Survey of 2,000 military teens shows an overwhelming majority plan to be a part of America’s force of the future.