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COVID-19 Updates for Military Families
Get up-to-date answers to real-time questions to help keep your family informed and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PTSD and mental health issues don’t just affect the service member. It can affect all members of the military family.
Military dependents who received short term mental health assistance as children could now potentially be excluded from joining the military as adults.
High school is a critical time for kids, both emotionally and educationally. Military-connected high school students face education obstacles that could impact their lives beyond graduation.
Most Americans understand how important it is to support our troops. But NMFA believes it’s important to support their 2.8 million family members, too. Here’s how our programs help:
You Can Never Have Too Much Time With Your Buddy! Operation Purple Buddy Camp is a free program focused on something absolutely priceless: one-on-one time. Military kids and their parents have the opportunity to spend an entire weekend together, participating in...
3 Reasons the Military Made Me an Accidental Minimalist I know what you're thinking. You're thinking I'm about to dive into a PCS sob story about how the movers scratched my grandmother's china cabinet, so now my husband always wants to do partial...
When a Portable Career Isn't Actually As Portable As You Think I first went to college directly after high school. I was 17 years-old, moving into my dorm room and living on my own for the first time in my life. I was passionate about two things: playing softball and...