In 2017, the unemployment rate for military spouses hit 23%, nearly three times the national average. At NMFA, we know the struggles military spouses have to overcome when trying to balance a purpose-driven career; something the military doesn’t always accommodate.read more
The weight of caregiving is often too much for grown-ups to bear so how is being a caregiver impacting our littlest heroes? The sad answer is: we don’t know. And that’s not ok. RAND estimates that there are 5.5 million military caregivers in America. So, we can expect that the children of these caregivers number in the millions too.read more
The White House invited the National Military Family Association and other military family supporters to a formal unveiling of their new website designed to make those answers easier to find.read more
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:
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