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.
It’s an annual Washington ritual: waiting to see what will be included in the year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the legislation that sets policies and authorizes funding for the Department of Defense (DoD).
In 2012, Congress extended the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act (SCRA) protection against foreclosure for service members from 3 months to 1 year post-military service.
Spouse Education + Professional Support=Strong Military Families May 6th is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. At the National Military Family Association we work hard every day to support military spouses. It’s no secret that spouse education and employment go...
The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) sent military families some disappointing news this week when they adopted their version of Military Health System (MHS) reform.
As we celebrate the Month of the Military Child, it’s important to acknowledge one of the landmark achievements benefiting military kids and their families: the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children