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.
Confused About Military Child Care Changes? Here's What You Need To Know. By: Nicole Russell, Government Relations Deputy Director On Friday, February 21, the Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, issued a new policy change which will give active duty Department of Defense...
“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).
Stress and worry are constants in a military family’s life. Here’s a recap of the hardest hitting issues military families faced in 2019 and how NMFA stepped up to support our military families.
Deployment can bring on a ton of mixed emotions for each military family member. Luckily, there is a way to track those emotions through each phase of the deployment.
Like most Americans, military families often rely on two incomes to make ends meet.
Join NMFA in celebrating a major win for the widows of America’s service members. In the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act conference report released Monday, December 9, the conferees repealed a decades-old injustice that took money from the pockets of surviving spouses.
For 50 years, NMFA has been the leading organization supporting military families. That commitment will never stop, says Executive Director.