Throughout history, it’s been called soldier’s heart, shell shock, war neurosis, and the ‘thousand-yard-stare.’ Today, it is known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). While names and descriptions for this condition have changed over the years, one undisputed fact exists among them all: PTSD has long been a consequence of war.
The role of caregiver is an important one, but rarely one that is anticipated or prepared for. Yet, many unsuspecting spouses, parents, family members, and friends have found themselves assuming this role without warning to care for a wounded, ill, or injured service member.
We asked you to tell us your thoughts about the new United Concordia TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) contract. And we heard you loud and clear: you’re not happy.
The DoD wants military families and retirees to pay more money for healthcare.
On May 23, the Trump Administration released its budget proposal for FY 2018, which will begin on October 1. The budget includes proposed funding levels for every government agency, including the Department of Defense (DoD), and reflects the policies and priorities of the new Administration.
Military families in the East Region contacted our Association with concerns about mental health providers leaving the TRICARE network due to reduced reimbursement rates. We take these concerns seriously.
Know your rights as a military spouse and family, and as an American citizen, National Military Family Association Executive Director Joyce Raezer told a room full of military spouses and supporters May 12 in Washington, D.C.
Moving can be an exciting adventure to a new land, but there are bound to be some worries of what may lie aheadespecially for military kids, who move an average of 9 times before they graduate from high school.
There are many ways to find in-person connectionsand one of our favorites is to attend any of the free classes offered through your installation.
If you haven’t filled out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year, you better start soon, or you may find yourself ineligible.