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
Our Association frequently gets questions about military family options for infertility treatment. At this time, TRICARE offers limited infertility coverage and does NOT cover assistive reproductive technology (ART) such as artificial insemination and in-vitro fertilization (IVF).
The Post-9/11 GI Bill has recently become a fiery topic of discussion in military communities, support organizations, and among lawmakers. Proposed legislation would cut in half the housing stipend for dependent children using the transferred benefit, and some organizations are taking a strong stance against the proposal.
When you hear the word scholarship, you probably think about money awarded to help pay for a college degree. At the National Military Family Association, we know that education is far more than just a college degree. And scholarships should cover far more, too.
But what exactly is the Common Core and what does it mean for military families? So what the heck is the Common Core, anyway?
Are you a military spouse and registered nurse? If you are, you’ll know how much stress comes with each PCS move because of the difficulties you’ll encounter transferring your registered nursing license from one state to the next.